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Clear water drops-like spots on cymbidium blossoms

This is a discussion on Clear water drops-like spots on cymbidium blossoms within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Does anyone have an idea what this is caused by? The spots turn brown in ...

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    Default Clear water drops-like spots on cymbidium blossoms

    Does anyone have an idea what this is caused by? The spots turn brown in time and look ugly.

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    That is the sweet dew, naturally produced by the orchid to attract those who'd help pollinate. In the absence of air movement, it simply attracts mold and fungus.

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