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May 1, 2020 7:14 PM CST

Hi! I'm new to caring any plants and I got a cylinder snake plant as a gift. It was doing well at first but I realize I've been overwatering it and not giving it enough sun and now most of the roots are rotting.
I'm trying to propagate the leaves by cutting them into smaller pieces and leaving them to callus before putting it in the soil.

1.) I just want to know how much water is too much?

2.) Is it better to water it with a watering can or water it by submerging the bottom of the pot?

3.) How can I tell if my leaves are propagating properly? and is it normal for the bottom of the leaves to look wet/ darker in colour after a day?

Please save my plant Sad Thank you
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May 1, 2020 7:18 PM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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May 1, 2020 7:32 PM CST

I've just watered it yesterday but I think its too much.. I haven't watered it since I changed the soil on April 2nd cause I was worried I overwatered. I've had this plant since Dec and there are babies growing but I've been pulling lots of leaves with root rot out.



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EDIT: Also, the plant came with this plastic ring around the bottom of the plant thats grouped together. Should I be cutting and removing it?
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