Plant parenting can help you feel better, but it’s not an easy task. It’s much more difficult to pick the proper plant for you and keep it alive. Don’t give up if you buy a plant you like at the nursery but discover your favourite indoor plants drooping after a few months or looking like they’re on their last legs. You may preserve your dying houseplant and bring it back to life with these few easy tips. All you have to do now is save it before it’s too late.
1. Don’t Overwater
Overwatering your houseplant is more harmful than beneficial, as it drowns it. The gap between soil particles allows oxygen to exist in healthy soil. However, if the soil is always damp, there will be insufficient air pockets, resulting in a reduction in oxygen supply. Allow the soil to dry before watering the plant, and wait until the soil is wet or bone dry before watering.
2. Repot It Into Fresh Soil
If your indoor plant is choked owing to a lack of area for its roots to extend and flourish, it’s time to repot it. To begin, take the plant out of its current pot and gently loosen its roots. Repot the plant into new soil now. Also, choose a pot that is only little larger than the one before it.
3. Check Sunlight
It is a major mistake to grow a plant without adequate sunshine. Insufficient sunshine can cause pale, yellow leaves. In this case, avoid exposing the plant to direct sunlight. Instead, put it somewhere where it will get two hours of indirect sunshine every day. After four to five days, gradually increase the amount of sunlight the plant receives to four hours every day.
4. Ensure Proper Hydration
Watering the plant from the top will not assist if the soil has become like a hardened dry brick since it will run down the sides. Put the entire pot in a pail of water for 15-30 minutes to hydrate the soil. Also, move it to a humid location, such as your bathroom (Plants For Bathroom), so that its leaves can absorb moisture.
It’s also crucial to learn about the ideal conditions for your particular houseplant. Whatever the case may be, never leave a dying houseplant (Maintain Curry Patta Plant) with fading leaves alone. Trim your plant’s brown and dead leaves as much as possible. This is important because dying leaves leak nutrients from the plant that may be utilised more effectively in the remaining healthy leaves and blooms.
6. Check Roots
It’s time to replace your plant if the roots are creeping up the top of the pot or through the drainage holes. This indicates that your plant
become root-bound and need additional space, indicating that it is time to repot it in a larger container. Another sign that your plant has outgrown its container is? If the water runs straight through the pot and out the drainage holes when you water it, the roots are taking up too much space in the existing container, and there isn’t enough soil to root ratio for your plant to survive.
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