Thread: Orchid illness
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Old 24-01-2005, 09:56 PM
Rob Halgren
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Larry wrote:
I have a question about an orchid. It is labeled as Epi. Star Valley x
Joseph Lii Lake View (I'm not sure about the "LII" - everything is

Lately I noticed some leaf damage. The plant has otherwise done well.

I posted 2 pictures on the web:

Are they all on the same side of the plant? Perhaps the side that faces
the window? Looks like a little sunburn to me... Frankly if that was
the least of the afflictions on my reed stem epidendrums I'd be quite
happy. But they bloom better if you scorch 'em a bit. *grin*

I wouldn't worry too much about it. You could sprinkle a little
cinnamon on the affected areas, if you want.

Joseph Lii is a classic reed stem epidendrum. You should write that
parent as Joseph Lii "Lake View".


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