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MOLD, SOOTY: Appears on Leaves or Flowers

Ailments Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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It grows on exuded "honey", not on the tissue of the plant; fostered by high humidity; can be washed off, N319; S204
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MOLD, SOOTY: Avoiding it Best way to avoid its buid-up is to hose down the flower spikes in the bud stage; Benlate as a botrytis prevention is also good. C71-223 0
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