7 Trick to Save You Dying Houseplants

Homiful.com -- Yes, growing a houseplant indeed makes us happy. In psychology term, it can be one of the healing activities that you can do at home. But, growing a houseplant is not easy as it seems. As a new or beginner, there'll be a time you get the trouble: a dying houseplant. Plants that show sign of drought or even partial rotting can be a characteristic that your plant is dying.  

Yes, a dying houseplants somehow make us worry. But don't need to be sad. You can bring a plant back to life with proper and right treatment. Remember each plant can be different the way it handles,  but here are we try to show you some easy and universal treatments to save a drying houseplant. 

Prevention steps are the best treatment

When you decide keeping indoor plants or any houseplants, you must make the plant happy, so it won't take a houseplant into dying condition. Christoper Satch (Master's degree in botany from Rutgers University) said that before you decide to care for plants, it is the best to learn what the plant wants. The effective ways, it is better to buy a type of plants that suit your dwelling condition you can offer. If you want to have indoor plants, don't choose plants that only thrive with direct sunshine.

Replacing plant pots

The choice of pot in fact can affect the fertility of the plant. Provide a good quality potting soil to revive or improve the plant conditions. If the plant start to damage, try moving it to a wider, newer pot than the last one. Also add water storage crystal if the plant is dehydrated. 

Move the plants to another place

If your plant show signs of dying, such as yellowing and withering leaves, try to find the cause in general. The position of the plant also has a big influence. Plants with low-light conditions are not well-placed in a spot with tons of direct sunlight, such as the spot near the windows. Too much sunlight can also make the leaves dry, brittle, and spotting on the leaves. Meanwhile, plants with full-light conditions, if it's not enough direct sunlight, the leaves will grow small and palace. 

If your plant shows these signs, move it to a place where the light conditions are better for the plants.

Trim the Plants

Damaged plants or almost dead plants can also be affected by their roots. If the roots can't work properly, the plant will hampered by its growth. You can save it by re-tidying the leaves. Trim some part of the leaves. So, the roots do not have to work too hard to support the leaves.




Water the plants

Surely, dehydration can also kill plants. A sign of a dehydrated plant is that the soil is dry, and the leaves are brittle and wither. In this case, you need to water your plants. But keep in mind, don't water it too much, let alone flood it.

Too much water can cause the root will start to rot. Water your plant slowly until the ground is moist. After all, watering plants is the easiest way to revitalize a nearly dying plant.



Give the best food for the plants

Your plants need the best nutrients to get back to prime. Fertilizer provides nutrients for plants, so they grow to thrive. Give fertilizer to a dying plant. You can do it periodically, but don't much. Follow the instructions of fertilizer use. So, the nutrient boost won't harm the plants. 

Clean the leaves

Plants can die from being invaded by insect. If there are plants that begin to wither and the leaves begin to break, you need to pay close attention into it. Are there insect on the leaves? If so, you can try to clean the leaves by wiping the leaves with a damp cloth to neutralize the condition of the leaves affected by insect. 

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