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orchid white spots... the spots grow and the leaf dies...

This is a discussion on orchid white spots... the spots grow and the leaf dies... within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; this has been happening for some weeks now and all my plants are getting it... ...

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    Unhappy orchid white spots... the spots grow and the leaf dies...

    this has been happening for some weeks now and all my plants are getting it... they are all young plants...
    could it be the light or the watering???
    I'm worried, I don't want to loose them!!

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    Could you post a pic?

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    Also what kind of plants and how do you grow them? Media, watering, climate, that sort of thing.

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    I concur with both Chris and Carol. Pictures would really help

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    Here is a post on how to attach photos: http://www.rv-orchidworks.com/orchid...tml#post105368

    cheers,
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    If the spots eventually turn brown it sounds like they may be too much light/sun (assuming its in the foliage not on it). By this time it would be too late to save the foliage and all you can do is put it in a bit more shaded area and monitor it to make sure it stops spreading. On the foliage it can be one of 3 things scale, mealy bugs, or spider mites.

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