Rubber Tree Plants
Q.

Rubber Plant

Anonymous added on February 28, 2014 | Answered

My rubber plant keeps dropping its leaves. I read an article on this site where it says I might be over watering it, but I water it once a week. Can this cause the leaves to fall? Thank you.

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on February 28, 2014

You should only water these plants when when the top of the soil is dry. I would suggest letting the plant dry out some before watering again and eventually the leaves should regrow...provided it hasn't gotten root rot. This article will help you check for root rot: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/treating-root-rot-gardening-tips-for-housplants.htm

00
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...
Rubber Tree Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

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

Learn More