Houseplant Problems
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brown leaves while re rooting plant.

Zone New York City, apartment | Anonymous added on March 22, 2018 | Answered

my plant broke off and I put it in water to reroot so I can replant. The leaves are turning brown and yellow and limped?

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MichiganDot
Answered on March 22, 2018

I'm sorry to hear it broke. In the short term, your leaves have no roots to feed them or provide water. As a result they die. Remove most of the leaves to reduce the demand for water. Change the water when it begins to get cloudy. Check out this tutorial (with pictures) on how to root plants in water. http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/gardens-gardening/your-garden/help-for-the-home-gardener/advice-tips-resources/visual-guides/rooting-cuttings-in-water.aspx

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