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Snow mold

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Stephanie, Oct 31, 2019.

  1. Stephanie

    Stephanie New Member

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    Hi... I have 2 phals in water culture and 2 in bark. The 2 in rain water have developed snow mold...what could cause this?
    Thank you
  2. Ray

    Ray Orchid Iconoclast Supporting Member

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    Oak Island NC
    Mold grows on dead or dying tissue.

    If you took roots that were in another, dry, medium and submerged them in water, they could be suffocating (drowning). If the plant grows new roots into the water, they will be fine, but old ones cannot change to accommodate it.