Shop Orchid Care OrchidTalk Orchid Forum Weather Station Links Nursery

Welcome to OrchidTalk Orchid Forums


The Friendliest Orchid Community on the Internet!


  •  » Learn to Repot your Orchids
  •  » Learn Orchid Care Tips and Secrets
  •  » Find the perfect Orchid for your Growing Environment
  •  » Chat with Orchid Growing Professionals

OrchidTalk - "Bringing People Together to Grow Orchids Better!"


Let us help you grow your Orchids better; Join our community today.


YES! I want to register an account for free right now!


Register or Login now to remove this advertisement.

Results 1 to 4 of 4

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 ...

Click here to increase the font size Click here to reduce the font size
  1. #1
    fxxy is offline Junior Member
    My Grow Area
    Outside 24/7
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Staten Island NYC
    Posts
    21

    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????

  2. #2
    ang709's Avatar
    ang709 is offline Loves 'chids
    Real Name
    Angie
    My Grow Area
    Windowsill
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    1,667

    Default

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

  3. #3
    Brutal_Dreamer's Avatar
    Brutal_Dreamer is offline Dreaming with my eyes open...
    Real Name
    Bruce Brown
    My Grow Area
    Greenhouse
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Cattleyas & Slippers
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Gender
    Male
    Location
    Arkansas
    Posts
    33,829
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

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

    Cheers,
    BD

  4. #4
    gabi_borza's Avatar
    gabi_borza is offline Senior Member
    Real Name
    Borza Gabriel Mircea
    My Grow Area
    Windowsill
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    catts, phals and paphs
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Romania
    Posts
    336
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    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).

Similar Threads

  1. Regular phals & mini phals
    By Dee in forum New Growers: Ask the Senior Members
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: November 6th, 2010, 09:44 PM
  2. Phals leaves falling off ?
    By Jeff Rutledjd in forum Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: September 22nd, 2010, 03:53 PM
  3. Phals w/Wrinkled leaves?
    By mtequine in forum Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: July 19th, 2006, 07:58 PM
  4. Leaves...
    By bench72 in forum **NOT IN BLOOM** All Genera
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: August 17th, 2005, 06:15 PM
  5. narrow leaves on phals
    By Liz in forum General Orchid Culture
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: May 22nd, 2004, 12:21 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
OrchidTalk --An Orchid Growers Discussion Forum brought to you by River Valley Orchidworks. A World Community where orchid beginners and experts talk about orchids and share tips on their care, cultivation, and propagation.