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Really bad paph day

This is a discussion on Really bad paph day within the Paphiopedilum & Phragmipedium Info. forums, part of the Frequently Asked Questions category; Thank you, Betty. I really hope so. I ended up adding some sphag to the ...

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    Thank you, Betty. I really hope so. I ended up adding some sphag to the cochleata as we are sooo dry right now.

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    Well if this plant makes it past two months, we will know that your first plant had some issues. I hope you do well with this one. Good Luck, Rich

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    You are so right, Rich. That is why I keep asking for any tips anyone has. This one looks healthier all the way around though.

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    Jonada: sorry for my error. I am not a expert on Paphiopedilums either, but I can still wish you success with your orchid.

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    Don't worry, Al. I am probably only one baby step ahead of you. Thanks for your good wishes.

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    The roots look really good so you should be able to get some new growth going. All is not lost!

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    Well, I kept watering the original one on schedule and checking the roots. Last week the root I checked broke off with a light pressure and there has been no sign of life at all. So, I finally gave up on that one. The replacement plant he sent me is looking really good. Nothing has gone down hill on it since I got it. I would love it to bud, but right now I just want it to be healthy.

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    Jonada; I know how you feel. I want flowers as much as the next orchid enthusiast, but it is no fun watching a dying plant, so health and vigor come first. Then if the orchid will not cooperate we can threaten the plant with bodily harm! AL

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    Cute, Al.

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