Bacteria or Virus??
by Holly Cacciapaglia
(San Mateo, CA, USA)
I bought a phalaenopsis a few months ago from a Farmer's Market (in Ca). The blooms soon started to wilt, I repotted it to find a mangled smaller plastic cup inside the plastic cup it was in (the roots had grown out of the slits in the smaller cup it was originally planted in). After this the leaves started to get some yellow-ish spots on them. I have looked at many sites on-line and am still having trouble diagnosing her. The other phals and other orchids I have are doing quite well under the same conditions. Help! Do I need to give up on the poor girl??
Attached are current pics of her leaves, and of her before she went south....