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May 22, 2020 4:30 AM CST
Name: Nana Martinez
Oak Lawn (Zone 6a)
Good morning- I was given an orchid and and it's leaves are damaged because it was sitting on top of a radiator.
Can I cut part of the leaf?
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May 22, 2020 5:35 AM CST
Name: Big Bill
Livonia Michigan (Zone 6a)
GROW ORCHIDS!!!
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Yes, you can cut it back into clean tissue and dust with cinnamon.

I would advise that you do not locate any plant on a radiator.
Orchid lecturer, teacher and judge. Retired Wildlife Biologist. Supervisor of a nature preserve up until I retired.
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May 22, 2020 6:25 PM CST
Name: Nana Martinez
Oak Lawn (Zone 6a)
Great, I will take care of the orchid tomorrow. Thanks for the advice I will pass it along. Thank You!
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May 22, 2020 7:17 PM CST
Name: Big Bill
Livonia Michigan (Zone 6a)
GROW ORCHIDS!!!
Bee Lover Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Orchids Region: Michigan Hostas Growing under artificial light
Echinacea Critters Allowed Cat Lover Butterflies Birds Region: United States of America
You're welcome!
Orchid lecturer, teacher and judge. Retired Wildlife Biologist. Supervisor of a nature preserve up until I retired.
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