China Doll Plants

China Doll Tree


dustelle707 added on March 30, 2014 | Answered

I have a China doll tree/twig I have had for about 9 years now. I recently transplanted it and it didn't exactly like the move. The leaves have started turning brown, crispy and are falling off. Is there a way to save it? I have had it for so long I can't just throw it away. Also, it is only about two feet tall and when it was healthy it was very sparce. Is there a way to slow growth down like they do before selling it in stores so it might thicken up and not be so Charlie Brown if I can even manage to save it from its current problems?

-Leaves brown, crisping, and falling.
-Over 9 years old and under 2 ft tall.
-Space leaves and branches.
-Transplanted.

What can I feed it to make happy and grow better?


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
theficuswrangler
Answered on April 1, 2014

I would make a guess that your plant needs more light, and less water. There's a good chance its roots are very weakened by being in soil that is too wet for too long. This article will help you: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/china-doll/radermachera-sinica.htm
BTW, plant stores and/or growers don't do anything to plants to slow their growth prior to selling them; they give them plenty of light so that they will grow as thick and lush as possible.

Was this answer useful?
00
Looking for more?
Here are more questions about China Doll 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.