Answer: Plants are living things and take time to adapt. If the foliage was damaged by the spider mites it will dry up and drop off. Then you have to wait for it to recover and eventually grow new leaves. This can take time -- you might not see new growth for a few weeks. Keep the plant in a bright location and water as needed to keep the soil slightly moist (do not overwater, with fewer leaves it will be transpiring a bit less and need a bit less, also as it slows its growth for the season it will need less water). I would also suggest you check with your retailer where you purchased the plant and make sure the problem really was spider mites and not something else such as over or underwatering, overfertilizing, or something like that. I'm sorry there is no instant cure.
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