Here's what I have:

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The trunk on the left has been dead for a long time (dried brown). It is old. The trunk on the right (green) was left alone over winter and it rained a lot. When I came back from travels, the leaves were rotting (too much water and cold I'm guessing?).

The top of the little trunk is cut. I cut it because it was dying/rotting dark brown material, just like the leaves that were in top.

Can it be saved?

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    I'm going to guess it's dead. But the cost of waiting a little while is not big. Maybe just stick it in a medium lighted area, water it when it gets dry, and hope. If it's going to live it will show you something soon. Otherwise, replant.
    – Boba Fit
    May 1, 2023 at 18:19
  • @BobaFit waiting worked! (See answer)
    – trusktr
    Sep 13, 2023 at 20:55

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Yes! It had stubs at the bottom, and they turned out to be sprouts. With some patience, and being sure not to overwater, it sprung back!

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