Re: Cattleyas Yellow Leaf

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Posted by cattleyas yellow leaf on August 14, 2003 at 13:35:38:

In Reply to: Re: Cattleyas Yellow Leaf posted by Amy on August 11, 2003 at 19:18:11:

: Hey William. I'm not sure this is causing the leaf yellowing, but that sounds like too much shade for catts. If you said 30% shade 70% sun that would sound better.....Mine are in almost full sun in a Western exposure. Really I just have other plants shading them mildly. Other than my Vanda types, nothing gets higher light. Are you using fertilizer and have you done a very recent very thorough bug check since you noted the yellowing? How long have you had your dozen catts?

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: : Ihave a dozen or so Cattleyas, 70 per cent shade , growen in meadium bark (very well drained) i have started to get a couple with a very yellow leaf, anyone got the answer Please,

hi. i thank you for helping me with my problem, re, yellow leaf, First, my location----- i live 300k,s north of BRISBANE on the coast, Winter temp is 8 to 22cel summer 15 to 30 c i have a shade house 8mtsx8mts all coverd with 70 per cent shade--- 30 per cent sun, the winter sun comes up on the east --- left hand corner of the shade house, i have only this week purchased 100 large cats from a local grower and thy seam to be a bit on the dark side in fact some of the leaver have a very reddish look about them they have been under 70 per cent shade 30 sun, answers please

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