First of all, thank you for rescuing these orchids! The last thing we orchid lovers want is for neglected plants to get tossed in the garbage just because they’re not in bloom.
From the photo that you’ve sent, it’s pretty clear that your orchid has been infested with a pest. Ah, pests—the bane of orchid growers! Don’t worry…you’re not the only that must battle orchid pests, as they’re quite common. “Pests?” you may ask, “But this white stuff looks like mold or fungus.” Indeed, some pests actually look more like mold than insects. So what is this pest on your orchid and how do you get rid of it? Read on to find out…
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