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Posted 3w ago by @GiftedPeyote

Help! Repotted with incorrect soil πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™€οΈ new to the plant...

#PhalaenopsisOrchid
3ft to light, indirect
2” pot with drainage
Last watered 4 days ago
That looks bad. Do you have a better picture? First you need to cut the spikes if you want to have any chance at succes. Also, unless you already see new leaves coming in your chances are very very slim. My best guess is that the stem has rotted by now. Was it smelling bad/was the stem mushy and/or black/dark brown, when you repotted?
I just remembered your previous comment. If she lost the last leaf after that, I fear it is over. You can wait (hope springs eternal), but I don't think it will be of much use. I am sorry.
It was smelling bad so I repotted it. Dumped all the old soil, rinsed it off and then repotted it with the indoor potting mix I had. Since then didn’t see progress so asked again and realized I need actual orchid soil. Finally got it in so wanted to follow@up to see if there’s a chance
Since the stem/ crown has rotted, I do not think so. Rinsing does not cut it in this case. It might even have made things worse if you did not dry it thoroughly afterwards. If you want to keep trying, cut the flowerspike with a sterilized tool and see what happens, but I think that is too late. Next time remember that orchid roots need air und don't like to sit in water for extended time, that you shouldn't get water anywhere but the roots and that if you see mold anywhere, treat with hydrogen peroxide 3% . If the mold is on the crown or stem don't forget to dry everything off a few minutes after treating it. You can of course still try that now, but I do not see it working. I am sorry.