5

I've had this plant for several years. Last summer I replanted it. It seems to have significantly wilted over the past few months. The leaves used to reach for the sky. A healthy leaf had fallen out by itself and now I'm seeing a large black spot close to the base of the leaves with white mold growing on it.

Am I watering the plant too much? Should I give it medicine? Should I cut off the rotten part?

enter image description here enter image description here

Here are some photos taken a few weeks ago

enter image description here enter image description here

1 Answer 1

1

It looks like soft rot, which is a bacteria. Most experts say it is difficult to control but you can try several things:

  1. Reduce watering
  2. Prune away the affected parts
  3. Repot it using new soil (sounds like you recently did this so maybe try the other two)

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.