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root rot problem

This is a discussion on root rot problem within the Phalaenopsis ('moth orchid') Information forums, part of the Frequently Asked Questions category; hello friends, my phals bottom most part(place from where the root starts) has turned black ...

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    hello friends, my phals bottom most part(place from where the root starts) has turned black and has caused root rot .bcos it was in spaghnum moss.if i cut the blacken part will it help the plant to recover

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    Sharath a picture will surely help us in identifying and diagnosing your plants problem. From your description it seems like the rot has progressed from the roots to the stem, if the stem has already caught the rot, it will be difficult to save the plant especially in the humid rainy season in India.

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    Please, as Amey suggests, post a photo so we can offer the best advice. I sure hope we can help you save it.

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    thank u amey & bruce for u suggestion ,

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    If there is any rotting anywhere, cut it.
    It will only spread, and if you want to save the plant, cut the rot

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