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Cymbid Virus / Problem?

This is a discussion on Cymbid Virus / Problem? within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I noticed some black spots on that noid cymbid I got for Valentine's day. Is ...

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    Default Cymbid Virus / Problem?

    I noticed some black spots on that noid cymbid I got for Valentine's day. Is this just the result of some leaf damage during shippng to a grocery store, or is it the sign of something more serious like a virus? I have had it separated from my other orchids (as a precaution) since I got it. Any thoughts?
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    its only damage not Virus

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    not very virus like to me either

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    It's either a bacteria or fungus affecting the leaf parts previously damaged. Spray with Physan or sprinkle on cinnamon to prevent it from spreading.


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