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May 18, 2020 2:22 AM CST

Hi! I bought an tiny elephant bush plant from a general store(?) a week ago and leaves just keep dropping. There's one branch on the plant that was completely bare when I got the plant. Will leave start growing on it???

I've already repotted it into a terracotta pot (because I think it was started to get root bounded) but haven't replaced it with fasting draining soil because I've already moved it around too much without knowing I shouldn't (I'm new to plants..)

Thanks!

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May 18, 2020 3:55 AM CST
Name: Eric
Wisconsin (Zone 4b)
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babygardener said:Hi! I bought an tiny elephant bush plant from a general store(?) a week ago and leaves just keep dropping. There's one branch on the plant that was completely bare when I got the plant. Will leave start growing on it???

I've already repotted it into a terracotta pot (because I think it was started to get root bounded) but haven't replaced it with fasting draining soil because I've already moved it around too much without knowing I shouldn't (I'm new to plants..)

Thanks!

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When you repotted the plant do you remember what the roots looked like? Also do you recall what the base of the plant looks like? Can you take a picture from where the base of the plant meets the soil?
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