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Phal Roots shriveled and dried. Hopeless?

This is a discussion on Phal Roots shriveled and dried. Hopeless? within the Phalaenopsis ('moth orchid') Information forums, part of the Frequently Asked Questions category; I've checked the roots of my phal (the one with the wrinkled leaves I posted ...

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    Default Phal Roots shriveled and dried. Hopeless?

    I've checked the roots of my phal (the one with the wrinkled leaves I posted yesterday) and I found this sad picture.

    Is their any hope? Should I just throe him away?

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    Time for bag and sphag. Cut off all dead and damaged roots(which looks like all of them, sorry)

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    oh dear that is a sad phal

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    Water culture would be my cure of choice - do a search on the forum; it might save it.

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    that is what I suspected. If a Phal is not special to me than I chuck it but if you have the space, time and the patience, it would not hurt giving it a try to bring it back.

    Good luck!

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    personally i would trow it away, i dont have the time to nurse a plant in this condition back
    to health. But if you have the time to do so, why not....

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    oh yeah, give it a try what others suggested, good thing is the new leaves, so the plant is still hanging on, always a chance...

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