Container Ponytail Palm Trees
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Indoor ponytail palm

Zone 07031 | Anonymous added on September 8, 2018 | Answered

Hello I have an indoor ponytail palm in my basement fr several years with minimal light has been doing well . I just noticed one of the bulbs in the back of the plant began to rot .i must have overwatered . I removed the leaves . They were dried out . Should I remove the blub now I am in New Jersey zip 07031 . And also how do I go about removeing seems mushy . Thank you

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on September 9, 2018

Do what you can to save it. There are many ways to stop rot. It would be accurate to say that it was over watered... This is common, luckily there are many methods to removing infections such as this. Peroxide, rosemary oil, garlic oil, thyme oil, copper solutions, and wettable sulfur are all wonderful methods for controlling fungal issues.

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