Paph. Green Oak 'Oak Hill'

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BrucherT

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I was given a division if this absolutely infested with scale. It has been a long road back, but FINALLY a flower!View attachment 30563
I have a friend who loves green flowers. Where could I acquire this for him? Impressive job bringing it back; care to detail your process? I’m having some issues right now but I’ve never seen a badly infested slipper. I mostly use alcohol/q-tip but occasionally I break out the Safari.
 

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I’m having some issues right now but I’ve never seen a badly infested slipper. I mostly use alcohol/q-tip but occasionally I break out the Safari.
I took it out of the pot, removed all of the visible scale, dipped the entire plant (roots and all) in diluted alcohol for several minutes. Fresh pot, fresh mix, and as you Qtip touchup. It took quite a while until I felt safe taking it out of "solitary".
 

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