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Old 12-23-2023, 11:45 AM
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Hi everyone

I got myself in a pickle, I have had Phals for years, they do well in my house. However, about 2 weeks ago i totally forgot to water them, i soak 1x week and remembered 2 days later. All are spiking or in bloom. However, 1 with 2 spikes was just opening its flowers in the week i fortgot to water. All buds are mature, standing away from the stem. Now, 2 weeks later, the buds are not blasting, but defenitly not opening either. I rehydrated the phal inmediately upon remembering i forgot to water.
The plant looks great, roots look great and the rest of the phals are doing fine. Is there anything I can or should do? I have never run into this before.
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It could also be due to lower temperatures.

Sometimes they start opening again after a good watering. Other times buds may stay on the stems for a long time before dropping off unopened. You can hope.
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Old 12-24-2023, 03:54 PM
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Thanks ES,, I’ll keep hoping. With 14 buds I would really like it to keep going!
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