I acquired a bunch of orchids and I am learning--slowly.  I have been nursing this particular phalaenopsis and was happy to see new leaf growth over the past couple of weeks.  Today I found this black rot (?) on one of the new leaves.  Please help me identify the problem and teach me how to treat it.  Not sure if it matters but I live in northern Florida and I keep my plants outside.  I try not to over water but this almost looks like water sat on the leaf.  

Thanks in advance!

Penny

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  1. Susan Fairbairn
    about 1 month ago
    Hi Penny, It definitely looks like rot. You should cut around the leaf before it spreads further. Are your plants getting irrigation or rain?

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