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Q.I Have Purchased Several New Houseplants In The Last Couple Of Months Now The Plants Are Loosing Their Leaves, Just Dropping Off.

Zone Sacramento | Realestatebydebbieb added on June 13, 2022 | Answered

There is not yellowing on plants. I have also noticed nats in my home, this is new also. I water when soil feels dry to touch. I

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Answered on June 14, 2022

This all sounds like overwatering, unfortunately! I would wait until the soil is, completely, dry down to about 1/3 of the way into the container between each watering. Fungus gnats do not like to be outside of the soil area, and are a sign of serious fungal infection, as this is what they consume.

Fungicides and changing soil and watering habits will correct the issue:



Measuring with a meter will be the best way to be completely sure of how much water the soil is saturated with:


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