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Overwatering? Too much sun? Phrag doesn't look right or is it me?

Discussion in 'Issues, Disease and Pests' started by Dawn Marie, Oct 5, 2018.

  1. Dawn Marie

    Dawn Marie New Member

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    Hello everyone, I have a Phrag Humboldtii (Mahogany Run x Fox Valley) and I think I am causing it grief! It doesn't look as good as when I got it 2 months ago. I will attach pictures for you to view. Please, any suggestions on care....light, placement (E,W, S N window), media, watering, fertilizing.....anything would be great. Thank you in advance for any support. I really don't want to kill this orchid! Should I mount it? 20181005_182823.jpg 20181005_182900.jpg 20181005_182901.jpg 20181005_182901.jpg
     
  2. pcolman

    pcolman Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Underwatering. It's difficult to overwater most phrags. Take it out of that pot and put it in another with only drainage holes on the bottom, none on the sides. Either water it daily or put it in dish with some water. That mix looks too coarse and quick drying for a phrag.
     
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    Thank you sooo much! I will do that asap!