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Looking after an orchid

Posted: 23/01/2013 at 17:25

Looking after an orchid

Posted: 23/01/2013 at 17:21

I re-potted it in 'orchid compost' from a reputable garden centre.

The temperasture may have dropped below 18 c at night in the period that the leaves started to go brown.

I water when the compost feels dry, but not more than once a week.

 

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Looking after an orchid

Posted: 23/01/2013 at 12:00

Can you help please? I have a beautiful phalaneopsis orchid which has been happily flowering on a window sill for four years - it's on it's third lot of flowers. The leaves have begun to die back from the tips, going brown and shriveled, and there are now only two leaves left, which are brown down half their length while the three large stems are supporting over 30 blooms which seem OK.
I re-potted it last spring when it had died back, and until the late autumn it seemed happy.

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Looking after an orchid

A phalaneopsis whose leaves are going brown and dying back from the tips 
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