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Phal leaf problem

Posted by car0linalove z7 NC (My Page) on
Mon, Mar 7, 11 at 11:05

I thought I had already posted this but I can't find my previous post. So here goes...

I've had this Phal for about 4 years and it is just now blooming again since the first time. I discovered scale on it and removed all that I could see. Is this leaf problem associated with the scale infestation or is it a warning of bigger problems?

The leaf shown has the most of these and only 1 or 2 other leaves show a small patch of this stuff. It is not sticky to the touch, it is hard and lumpy feeling. It does not ooze or anything when penetrated.


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RE: Phal leaf problem

That looks like some heat/sun damage. Its harmless.


RE: Phal leaf problem

Thanks Jane, I'll have to relocate it.

RE: Phal leaf problem

The key is to keep the light high enough to get good growth and flowers without burning the leaves. Not so easy, I'm forever burning the leaves.


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