Money Tree
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Houseplant

Zone Yorkshire, UK | Madamwozza added on September 30, 2017 | Answered

Hi I have a money tree and two of the five stems that make up the twisted trunk appear dead and have no growth. I have recently turned the plant and the dead stems are the ones that were facing the wall in the corner so may not have had much light. Is there any way to encourage growth from these stems or are they beyond help? Thanks

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    BushDoctor
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    Answered on October 1, 2017

    The best way to tell if an area is still alive is to softly bend the stalk.If it feels alive, then it can grow again. If it is brittle, then that part of the plant is dead. You may want to give it half strength, all-purpose fertilizer to help it recover.

    Here is a link to an article with more information:https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/schefflera/schefflera-plant-care.htm

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