Rosemary Plants

Stop My Rosemary From Root Rot and Going Brown


Erinzway added on February 10, 2015 | Answered

I can't seem to stop my rosemary from going brown. It has very little green left on it. I have it sitting in my patio window and it gets midday to afternoon light and I believe that when I bought it, it was starting to suffer from root rot. I really like the smell and cooking with this plant. Is there an way I can save it or is it done? It's 99% brown and dry looking. I have basically stopped watering it and drained out the water in its pot but it has a bottom that retains water. I think I have inadvertently killed it. I just want to know if I can save it, or can I put it in coconut shavings for orchids?


Share this Question:
Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Check here if you would like to receive notifications every time this question is answered.
You are subscribed to receive notifications whenever this question is answered.
ANSWERS
maryhdyer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on February 10, 2015

Unfortunately, saving a plant with root rot is unlikely, especially if the disease has progressed. It sounds like you should start over with a fresh, new plant, as attempting to save your current plant will probably just be an exercise in frustration. Be sure the new plant is in a pot with a drainage hole.

This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/rosemary/grow-rosemary-indoors.htm

I'm sorry that I don't know the answer to your question about orchids; however, I would be wary of using a diseased plant for this purpose.

Was this answer useful?
00
Looking for more?
Here are more questions about Rosemary Plants

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.