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New leaves on Phals

This is a discussion on New leaves on Phals within the Phalaenopsis ('moth orchid') Information forums, part of the Frequently Asked Questions category; I have several phals blooming, but not producing new leaves. I think I read or ...

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    Default New leaves on Phals

    I have several phals blooming, but not producing new leaves. I think I read or heard that you should get 2 new leaves a year on Phals. Does this occur after blooming, or during????

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    My phals don't put out leaves until they are done blooming.

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    And some phals will grow roots instead of leaves. Guess they want to keep us all guessing.


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    Usually phals start growing new leaves after they are done blooming, but is not unusual for them to grow a new leaf and a new spike at the same time (I have one doing that as we speak).

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