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gardenia plant got too dry

Zone zone 5 - but it's indoors | 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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shelley
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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...

For more information on the care of gardenia plants, please visit the following link:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/gardenia/gardenia-plant.htm

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