Orchid Care OrchidTalk Orchid Forum 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 2 of 2

Thread: Fungal infection treatment

Click here to increase the font size Click here to reduce the font size
  1. #1
    Real Name
    Sara
    My Grow Area
    Under Lights
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Gender
    Female
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    53

    Exclamation Fungal infection treatment

    I purchased orchids from a show not too long ago. It looks like I didn't wait long enough before moving them in with my others because a fungal infection has shown up. I've lost a few orchids in the past for the same reason, even after trying my damnedest to save them. It seems like it's moving pretty quickly this time and I'm afraid that I may lose most, if not all, of my plants. I need a surefire way to deal with this. I plan on treating all of them (even ones that do not appear infected) bareroot and repotting in new pots/media. I do not have time to devote to a super-strict treatment regimen, or even a mildly-strict one for that matter. I am in medical residency and as it turns out, my time is no longer actually mine. I need to hit this infection hard, as in sledgehammer-to-kill-an-ant hard. I have already accepted the fact that some plants will die. Sometimes sacrifices need to be made for the greater good. I would like to veer right past the photo-uploading and treatment recommendations that are unique, fungus-specific, or vegan, and head straight to how I kill this infection. I mean KILL it. Thank you in advance for helping me save my plants!

  2. #2
    Real Name
    Ray Barkalow
    My Grow Area
    Porch/Patio.
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Oak Island NC
    Posts
    1,904

    Default

    Option 1: You know it's a fungus. Cleary's 3336 WP, generically known as thiomyl.

    Option 2: Could be a fungus or bacterium. Phyton 27 It may take a toll on dendrobiums and some thinner-leaved genera. A "kinder, gentler" approach, yet just as effective, would be to use living beneficial bacteria and fungi, in the form of Concentric Ag Garden Solution.

Similar Threads

  1. Did I Get an Orchid With a Fungal Infection?
    By LunchBox in forum New Growers: Ask the Senior Members
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: January 22nd, 2019, 11:22 PM
  2. Fungal Infection - Before & After
    By Cjcorner in forum Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: March 19th, 2015, 08:02 PM
  3. Fungal infection on dendrobium?
    By moniluhum in forum Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: October 19th, 2013, 10:02 AM
  4. Phalaenopsis Belina with fungal infection ?
    By CosmosTales in forum Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: November 13th, 2012, 09:15 AM
  5. best treatment
    By Mrs. Bullseye in forum New Growers: Ask the Senior Members
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: August 1st, 2006, 02:57 AM

Tags for this Thread

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.