Spanish Broom Plant - Knowledgebase Question

Alamogordo, Ne
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Question by glomatt77
July 6, 2010
My spanish broom plant that was growing good has started to loose its leaves and the tips of the stems are turnong brown..what's going on ?

Answer from NGA
July 6, 2010
Sounds like a water stress issue, either too much or too little. If your soil doesn't drain quickly, the roots may be sitting in soggy soil which can suffocate them. If you don't water at all, the roots can dry out and the plant will drop its leaves and the stems will dry up. Be careful with watering and try pruning back the affected stems. If the roots are healthy you'll see new growth in a few weeks. Hope your broom recovers!

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