WHY IS MY UMBRELLA PLANT DYING - Knowledgebase Question

ROCKFORD, IL
Question by mediababe4yo
July 21, 2007
I RE-POTTE MY UMBRELLA PLANT, I FEED AND I GIVE I SUNSHINE AND WATER IT, IT IS SHEDDING SO BAD EVERYDAY I GET UP AND IT'S A HANDFUL OF LEAVES ON THE FLOOR, WHAT AM I DOING WRONG?


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Answer from NGA
July 21, 2007

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The indoor air may be too dry. Umbrella plant grows naturally in boggy areas so be sure to keep the soil moist. Try misting the plant every morning to increase humidity in the air and make sure it is not sitting in a cold draft from an air conditioner. Since you've recently repotted it, it may be going through an adjustment period. As soon as the roots become established the plant should perk up and grow new leaves. Hope it's soon!

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