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StellaB
Jun 10, 2020 2:38 PM CST


Hello, I'm wondering if someone could advise on this African violet. Almost all of the leaves in the center are curling up, and brown and dry at the edge.
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The entire crown is very wobbly. I do water from the bottom, and I didn't think the morning light was too strong. Thank you!
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WillC
Jun 10, 2020 3:26 PM CST
How do you decide when to water and how much do you give it?
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DaisyI
Jun 10, 2020 6:38 PM CST
It looks like your plant has stem rot. Try picking the whole plant up off the pot.
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StellaB
Jun 10, 2020 7:59 PM CST
It's in a self watering pot. Usually 3/4", bottom of pot, once a week.


I can't lift the plant up completely, but it does wobble a lot.

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