Devil's Backbone Plants

Plant Seems to Be Dying

quadratic added on April 11, 2013 | Answered

My devil's backbone plant was nice and green but suddenly its leaves are drying and falling off. What could be wrong?

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Answered on April 11, 2013

Pedilanthus, like most thin leaved succulents, shed their leaves when stressed. This is the plants way of protecting itself. It is usually noticed after the plant is allowed to be too dry for too long. If this is the case, give it a 4-6 hour soak and keep it watered a little more often.

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