What's your question? Ask

Devil's Backbone Plants

Q.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?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
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.

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Devil's Backbone Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert