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7 Steps to Save Pilea From Root Rot (And Signs with Images)

One of the most common and dangerous problems you’ll face when taking care of your pilea plants is root rot. It’s a sneaky disease that eats away at your Pilea’s roots, killing the plant from the ground up. Rot disease spreads quickly, so it is best to find it early and keep it from spreading. …

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Why Is My Polka Dot Plant Flowering? (Here’s What to Do)

The Polka Dot Plant (Hypoestes phyllostachya) is best known for its adorable freckled leaves, but what about its flowers? They sometimes surprise their growers by sending up delicate purple or blue blossoms spikes. Be careful, though, they may be cute, but they mean the end for the poor Polka Dot Plant. Polka Dot Plants will …

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Why Are My Philodendron Leaves Small? (Here’s What to Do)

A Philodendron that isn’t living up to its potential and has weak and small leaves is a real bummer. These show-stopping plants need the proper care for their big, varied leaves to look their best. However, you can do a few things to help your Philodendron get back on its feet if it is only …

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How to Make String of Hearts Fuller (6 Effective Ways)

The adorable String of Hearts (Ceropegia woodii) is the charm when trailing draperies of abundant leaves, but they quickly lose their allure when those vines are all string and no heart. So you’ll need to rekindle their passion for getting them ready for a new wave of dear hearts to flow. You can increase the …

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7 Steps to Save Overwatered ZZ Plant (With Identifying Signs)

Excessive watering is virtually the only thing that can be considered a genuine threat to the resilient ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia). Strong light? It’s devoured. Is there a lack of sunlight? There are no hassles. Is it barren soil or a heatwave? It won’t be a problem at all. However, if you over-water these tough …

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Dracaena Broken Stem (Here’s What to Do)

In the case of the Dracaena frangrans, broken stems are a severe issue. If the crown is removed, it’s a significant setback for a hardy and long-lived member of your indoor plant collection. Fortunately, Dracaena are so resilient that they can bounce back from even the direst of situations. What Causes of Dracaena Broken Stem? …

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Monstera Drooping After Repotting (6 Causes and Solutions)

It’s disheartening to repot your Monstera and still be stuck with a sad, droopy plant. One would imagine a roomy pot and fresh soil would inspire new growth and a proud, upright posture. But, being rewarded for all that hard work with a limp plant instead can be a disappointment.  Dehydration caused by stressed or …

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3 Effective Ways to Fix Snake Plant Mushy Leaves

Mushy leaves ruin the architectural glamor of a Snake Plant. So what’s happening when they stop being elegant spears and instead develop soft, squishy patches instead of their striking leaves? Snake plant leaves that are soft and mushy have a fungal disease. Over-watering is the most common cause of this problem. Wet and soggy soil …

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8 Steps to Save Dracaena from Root Rot (With Causes and Signs)

One of the most common and damaging diseases your Dracaena can get is root rot. Rot disease is a sneaky assassin that eats away at your dracaena roots, destroying them from the inside out. Your plant will die if you don’t stop it before it spreads to the plant’s stems, leaves, and other parts. Yellowing …

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How to Identify and Save African Violet From Root Rot

After receiving a beautiful flowering violet as a gift, growers often notice that the plant begins to decline over time. It wilts and fades away, becoming lifeless. A plant disease such as root rot may cause the problem. Violets affected by root rot will not bloom. Root rot is a fungal disease that causes the …

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