Umbrella Plants
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My umbrella plant looks like it’s dying. The stem is brown with only a couple green stems with leaves left on it. What should I

Zone 49065 | Anonymous added on March 15, 2020 | Answered

do? Can I cut it where the brown and green meet and place it in water? Will it root so I can regrow it or can I bring it back to life how it is?

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on March 15, 2020

Yes. Cut it above the brown part so you don't get any of the brown in it. Root it in water or directly in potting soil.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/cyperus/cyperus-umbrella-plant.htm

It may have root rot, so you can repot the bottom in fresh potting soil after removing brown leaves and stems.

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