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Paph. Niveum Damaged..:(

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    Default Paph. Niveum Damaged..:(

    I recently bought a blooming size Paph Niveum (Nui8P) and after taking care of it for more than a month, it bloomed.

    UNFORTUNATELY, insects got a better start, it nibbled some part of the bud...ggrrr

    I'm now on Rambo mode!
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    Yum Yum--good hunting.

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    sorry to hear that. happy hunting

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    Ugh! at least the plant is still intact and looks very healthy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by catttan View Post
    Ugh! at least the plant is still intact and looks very healthy.
    I agree! I hope you catch the critter that did the damage.

    cheers,
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    Such critters are to be crushed and left by the plant as a warning to others, and free fertilizer.

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    Yes it's healthy. but the Fact that it only blooms one flower...and it is damaged by insects! AARRGGGHHH

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    so heartbreaking i feel for you

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    Looks like a 2nd bud beneath the first. Or are my old eyes deceiving me?

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    Lets get 'em.

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