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Can I save a Phal that got too cold?

Posted by fantomstranger none (My Page) on
Tue, Feb 11, 14 at 20:38

Good evening all. I bought a Phal at my local garden center last week and I am thinking that it was allowed to get too cold. I saw some black spots and yellowing when I bought the plant but thought that could nurse it back to health. Today two of the larger leaves fell off and I am beginning to worry that the plant is beyond help. Any advice would be much appreciated, Thanks


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RE: Can I save a Phal that got too cold?

Here is the plant


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Should I cut off the bloom spike?


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RE: Can I save a Phal that got too cold?

My 'professional' (have killed hundreds myself) opinion is that the phal is a 'goner', very bad crown rot and possible cold/fungal damage. Unless there is a special meaning, not worth the effort (1-2 years), and probably won't make it anyhow, to try and save that plant.

Sorry,

Bob

This post was edited by westoh on Fri, Feb 14, 14 at 6:49


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I agree.


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Yeah, crown rot me thinks. Don't despread, Buy another and do NOT get any water in the center of the plant leaves and don't over water.


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RE: Can I save a Phal that got too cold?

Thanks for the help, I returned the plant to the garden center and got a healthy replacement.


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