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Q.How Can I Revive My Dying Houseplant?

Zone North Carolina | Earlene added on April 27, 2013 | Answered

How can I revive my dying houseplant?

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Answered on May 1, 2013

I hope that you are able to save your plant - the above referenced article contains good info. More than that, I hope you pick up on the idea that having houseplants is a bit more complicated than buy-a-plant-and-pour-water-on-it-now-and-then. A bit more, but not a lot. Plants are not terribly complicated, but they do require some basic information.

You need to know what kind of plant it is, so you can find out what kind of soil moisture and light it needs, and ask for help if you need it. You need to know about watering, and testing for moisture - not too much, not too little. You need to know how to determine the amount of light you have available for the plant. You need to know about soil, and occasional repotting, and fertilizing - not too much, not too little.

Plants can become a wonderful hobby, whether you want to have hundreds of them, or only half a dozen. I do have a few videos, starting at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQwBUWgcYjg. Please stop by.

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Answered on April 28, 2013

I don't know what kind it is, but if you know, you might find out what kind of soil it needs . Or if it is in need of tran lanting like if it is root bound , sometimes over watering it , can kill it causing root rot first ,turning the leaves yellow as a result. of course underwatering it kills it too, but i think you can revive it . When the surface soil is becoming dry is best to water of course considering the size of the container it is in, is it large enough and not root bound?. does that kind need light or full sun i guess things like that. kee trying sometimes they dont grow for a while then you do somethings and they start again real good. and some have seasons of growth. good luck

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Answered on April 28, 2013

So, what kind of plant is it?

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