Houseplants forum→What's wrong with my Elephant Creeper?

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benjaminnussli
May 8, 2020 11:31 AM CST
I've tried different lighting configurations. (Under full spectrum grow light, also in sunniest window of my house, and in partly shady part of the house.)
I've tried watering with fertilizer, too.

What could be causing this to happen? The leaves aren't wilting, they are just turning kind of soft and drooping...


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Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
Tropical plant collector 35 years
Region: Florida Tropicals Aroids
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Gina1960
May 8, 2020 6:39 PM CST
Well.....
This is a tropical vine. Creeper = vine. Tropical = high humidity, heat, high light. in other words, NOT a houseplant.
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benjaminnussli
May 11, 2020 1:51 PM CST
Gina1960 said:Well.....
This is a tropical vine. Creeper = vine. Tropical = high humidity, heat, high light. in other words, NOT a houseplant.


Thanks for the reply. If I can increase the humidity inside, it should perk up, right?
One time, the leaves all fell off and I thought it was dead so I took it to my mom's house for a few weeks, and it came back vibrantly with big healthy leaves. Then, as soon as I brought it back to my house, it starts behaving like this...arggh
Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
Tropical plant collector 35 years
Region: Florida Tropicals Aroids
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Gina1960
May 11, 2020 3:51 PM CST
Maybe it just went deciduous for a bit. I have a black jade vine (Mucuna nigricans) in the greenhouse that always drops a bunch of leaves in winter
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