Cypripedium Potyvirus


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Abgeschickt von Paul Perakos am 12 Mai, 2006 um 01:22:25

Antwort auf: Re: Cyp. andrewsii disease von Barry Tattersall am 11 Mai, 2006 um 22:53:37:

I never heard before of Cypripedium Potyvirus. Something very similar attacked my reginaes and acaule and killed them all.

I also lose a few pubescens every year but I managed to save them by cutting off all the infected stems, digging up the plant, washing the plant, soaking the plant in diluted hydrogen peroxide for a few minutes and then replanting in perlite, tropical orchid bark, and something similar to seramis.

I would try that with the x andrewsii and also allow it get more sun. Sunlight seems to prevent a lot of pathogens.

Growing cyps can be very frustrating!

best

Paul



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