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May 11, 2020 12:22 PM CST
|Hi y'all! I'm having serious issues with my prayer plant. I got her in the mail around April 25th and she's been steadily going downhill. I've had to remove 4 leaves from her now and I'm having to cut off crispy edges. I've been on Reddit for weeks now trying to get help, with no luck.
My bedroom sits at 64 degrees, I water her when the soil is decently dry (dry up top, damp at the bottom), and she spends most of her time under a ziploc baggie because humidity. She also gets indirect light, but I'm being careful with how much she gets because IIRC the baggie will amplify sun rays. The edges of her leaves are crispy (I'm cutting off the crispy bits as they come) and she doesn't stand up straight. The water I use on all my plants sits for well over 24 hours before use. I know prayer plants don't like chlorine but to my understanding letting it sit helps that. The leaves are turning yellow and then dying, one by one, and I have no idea what's going on with my plant.
Name: Will Creed
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May 11, 2020 2:22 PM CST
|Please post a photo of your plant, including its pot. Also, a photo of it when it is in its baggie.
Chlorinated tap water is not a problem, but hard water is. If your water is hard use filtered or distilled.
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