Rubber Tree Plants

Rubber Tree Is Dropping

Kdecosta added on August 14, 2017 | Answered

My rubber tree was growing well for the last few months since I got it. However, I went overseas for 3 weeks and since coming back it's been dropping, leaves and stem. I thought it may be because it was very cold whilst I was away (Melbourne winter) so moved it to a spot with more sun. I checked the soil and watered it as the soil was very dry. It still hasn't come back to life. It's still winter here in Melbourne and generally pretty cold so I wonder if that's affecting it. And clue on how to help it?

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Answered on August 16, 2017

The cold exposure and lack of moisture certainly would make your plant droop.
If the plant was in this position for a long period, it may not grow upright again.
You could take cuttings and propagate some new plants from this plant.
These articles will help you.

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