Posted 1M ago by @heu24


What’s happening to my ice plant! It’s been like this for a few weeks now and I’m worried! Is there anything I can do?
2ft to light, direct
12” pot with drainage
Last watered 2 weeks ago
Im not sure, how do the leves feel, dry and hard or wet and soft? Might be too much sun but not sure normally you see burning first. Maybe try and give it some indirect sun but if it is that it may be too late, it does look like some of the leaves are good so you could try to the head off and propagate it
Thanks! I will try! @TheLonelyDaff
Sorry your ice plant is showing signs of stress. 😞 There is a white substance on its leaves. That could be a fungal disease called Powdery Mildew, or it could be pest infestation like: Mealybugs or spider mites or scales. These are all treatable diseases, that’s caused by overwatering, and that will cause root rot.
▫️First quarantine this plant (asap) away from the other plants in your oasis. It maybe contagious.
▫️Remove all dead or yellowing leaves.
▫️Mealybugs resemble cotton and spider mites are tiny, but you will see their webbing.
•Dip a Q-tip in 1 part isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol and 3 parts water and try wiping them off.
• Use insecticidal soap or (my favorite) Neem Oil spray. Or use Diatomaceous Earth; the Food Grade powder.
▫️Root rot is also a fungal disease and it attracts pest. I call them plant vampires. 🙃 If your plant has a foul smell, then it’s suffering from root rot. When it’s time to water your plant spike its drink 🙂, with 2 teaspoons of 3% hydrogen peroxide per 1 cup of water. This will kill all pathogens in the soil.
▫️Your plant is sensitive to cold temperatures so consider moving it away from the air conditioner.
🙏 Plants are resilient. With a little TLC, your plant will make a speedy recovery.
@Ada3 Thank you so so much! I will help treat it immediately! Thanks!
@heu24 😊