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Posted 3w ago by @FitWeed

It's dying
You guys I need help.. Ever since we moved from Oregon to Missouri my plant is dying I water it once a week and it isnt helping. Please help!
are you checking the soil before you water? maybe the soil is drying out faster than you think- or maybe the tap water (if you use that) is harder in your new state? you can collect rainwater or get a water filter :)
Yes I check soil before I water. I started to wonder if it was the water too.. maybe I'll use filtered water to see if that's the problem.
Corn plants do best in bright indoor locations, so placing it somewhere where it doesn’t get direct sunlight, but bright light might help it get back to its healthy state.

Make sure when watering, to keep the soil moist, but not soggy. However, never let the soil completely dry out. Soil that is too wet or too dry will lead to plant health issues.

Maintain humidity levels between 40 to 50 percent, which mimics the plant's native environment. To raise the plant's humidity, use a humidifier or place the pot on a tray of water and pebbles. Do not let the bottom of the pot touch the water. You can also mist the leaves regularly.

Hope I was able to help 🪴💕
1. Given the items In The background this guy is near a door and a lot of traffic. It’s probably getting bumped a lot more than it would like. 2. They also like it very dry according to Greg so maybe the in an out and in the summer the a/c will upset it too, so maybe send him to a corner where he’ll have some peace and quiet to recover.
3. The soil: it looks VERY compact and I don’t see any perlite for drainage so the roots are likely bound and aren’t getting the air flow they need to thrive. It also doesn’t always dry out completely when it’s so dense. Repot, remove soil, and replace with fresh potting soil and add a few handfuls of perlite. 4. You could trim all the dead tips off at an angle if they bother you that much since they won’t ever recover. Despite almost everything I’ve read about them liking dry dry dry, mine does great with a once a month watering in the shower with warm water until it runs through then I leave it alone for 4-6 weeks. I just moved and repotted last night.
Definitely a mixture of too much water and not enough light. This plant needs drainage holes too and a well draining soil. They don’t have a crazy root system usually. Unfortunately it’s prob best to cut it all back because the yellow and brown leaves won’t get any better
Good luck and update us
@Jilliebeanstalk There is a drain at the bottom of the pot. He will be getting moved back to his original spot tmrw. I was also thinking the door and being bumped too much may cause this.. thank you for your response!
@FitWeed good 👍 does the water just bead over the potting media or actually saturate it?? If it doesn’t wet it then it’s not getting watered at the roots.
@Jilliebeanstalk it saturates it.

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