What if the leaves of orchids crack? Planting and Management techniques of Orchid

Published: 2024-06-20 Author: mysheen
Last Updated: 2024/06/20, What if the leaves of orchids crack? Planting and Management techniques of Orchid

The leaves of orchids are leathery, soft and soft, but they are actually very strong and can be used to bind things. In general, the leaves of orchids are not easy to crack.

The cracking of orchid leaves may be caused by shell pests and need to be sprayed with insecticides in time. In addition, the phenomenon of leaf cracking will also occur if improper fertilization is applied during culture, and reasonable and careful fertilization is needed. Cultured plants in a closed environment are very vulnerable to fungal infection, leaves will crack and yellowing, need to spray carbendazim.

The reason for the cracking of the leaves of orchids

1. Occurrence of insect pests

In the process of breeding, it may be attacked by insect pests, and it is easy to be attacked by shell insects in spring and summer, and the leaves will crack, and the cracks are mostly vertical, so you need to buy pesticides to spray.

2. Appear fertilizer damage

If there is too much fertilizer in the process of orchid culture, the phenomenon of leaf cracking will also occur. At this time, we need to irrigate with clear water and dilute the fertilizer. In addition, if there is a long-term lack of nutrients, there will also be a cracking phenomenon, which requires reasonable fertilization.

3. Pathogen causes

The leaves of orchids will also crack after they are infected with germs. at this time, carbendazim needs to be sprayed to disinfect the plants, and the seriously sick leaves will be trimmed at the same time. Breeding in a ventilated and astigmatic environment for a period of time will improve the situation.

4. External damage

Artificial operation in the process of breeding orchids may inadvertently deal with the cracks, may also be washed by Rain Water, if Rain Water is too large will also appear cracking phenomenon, orchids should be placed in the indoor environment, fertilization should not be dropped on the leaves, otherwise the leaves will appear burns.