Gardenia Plants

Gardenia Plant Got Too Dry

jeri0811 added on April 6, 2015 | Answered

Can a gardenia plant that has gotten too dry and its leaves have died be revived? The stems are still green. Plant was accidentally not on a watering schedule over a vacation.

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Answered on April 6, 2015

I always lean on the side of optimism when it comes to reviving plants on the brink of death. I would go ahead and water it (be careful not to over-water) as well as prune it back to where the wood is still pliable and green. Then wait and see...

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