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Merrick

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Hello,

I have a problem with my Paph. Philippinense: the lower leafes started to be soft and spongy :( its one leaf after the other??
The oldest leaf turned yellow and I cut it off.

Any idea what this could be?

Thanks
Merrick
 
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Merrick

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Hi Heather,

do I need to cut the leafes which have this collapse?

Thanks
Merrick
 

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Nope, I don't think so, Merrick, just let it be and it should be fine. Try to get that humidity up. Any idea what your % is there?

Of course, if anyone disagrees with me they should post!
 
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Merrick

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ok, then I try to get the humidity up.

I just hope that my Phap is going to be fine again...

Thanks Heater for your replies..

Merrick
 
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Barbara

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Hi Merrick. I have a mottled leaf paph who does this when it get too cool. So I just move it to a warmer room and and increase the humidy. Is there any chance that it might have gotten a draft? Mine also really likes its water too.
Barb.
 
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LindaFVB

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Hi Merrick, I have the same marking on my Paph. A. Dimmock. I was given this plant with the marking about 3 months ago. The mark never went away, the leaf is harder now but it has more of a yellow cast then the other leafs. I could probably cut it off for appearances but I left it alone. All the new leaves look green and healthy. I am definitely the newbie so keep that in mind.
Linda
 
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Merrick

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Hi Barb.

The Phal was standing next to the window. The room is warm but just next to the window it is cold.
I put the Phal already on a place which is warmer and have it in a bigger pot with water for the humidity. Of course I'm careful with the roots that they don't get water :)

Draft it's not possible but I open the window from time to time for fresh air.

Regards
Merrick
 
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Merrick

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Hi Linda,

thanks for your reply. I don't want to cut off the leafes as well. So I think I listen to all of you and leave them where they are.

Regards
Merrick
 

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