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Name: Carol
Santa Ana, ca
Sunset zone 22, USDA zone 10 A.
Charter ATP Member Hummingbirder Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Orchids Region: California Plant Identifier
Dec 5, 2017 5:21 PM CST
I've been growing orchids for quite awhile, and lost many. This is very easily understood advice for anyone. Never to old to learn new tricks.
Name: Joshua
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Zone 10b)
Köppen Climate Zone Cfb
Region: Australia Bookworm Cat Lover Lilies Orchids Irises
Seed Starter Annuals Container Gardener Garden Photography Forum moderator
Dec 5, 2017 7:30 PM CST

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I agree - this is a great summary of all the control methods.
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Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
Orchids Cactus and Succulents Region: New Jersey Region: Pennsylvania Native Plants and Wildflowers Greenhouse
Ponds Keeper of Koi Forum moderator Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Adeniums Spiders!
Dec 5, 2017 8:00 PM CST
Good article!
If I might just add to this - read the label or check the MSDS ( on line?) on the liquid dishwashing soap. If it is contains Sodium, it will damage the Orchid. If the soap contains Potassium, it is fine to use.

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