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Old 03-12-2018, 05:35 PM
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I have an Orchid I got as a gift Nov 2016. It suffered root rot immediately due to the container having no drainage or air holes. I cut off the rotted roots and re-potted in a better ventilated container. It had only one little root about 1 inch in length. It has not grown any new roots and the base of the plant still seems diseased (black/brown). However, it managed to survive and in fact grew a keiki that is at least 9 months old now. I really want to save this orchid and I know it has to grow new roots. I read up on the modified sphag and bag method but I am worried that if I attempt this I will lose both mom and baby. Also the Keiki has no roots yet but looks way healthier than Mom. Should I re-pot? Should I just let it ride? How can I save both?
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Old 03-13-2018, 11:13 AM
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So does it still have the one root? I would get some KelpMax from Treat Your Plants Right! - First Rays LLC (I hope that works)

I use it and it works really well and would help your orchid grow new roots hopefully.
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So does it still have the one root? I would get some KelpMax from Treat Your Plants Right! - First Rays LLC (I hope that works)

I use it and it works really well and would help your orchid grow new roots hopefully.
I second that! It really makes a difference, and quickly too. Any time I have trouble regarding roots I use Kelpmax. Wouldn't be without it.
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