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Posted 7M ago by @diwho

My poor baby! I think she got overwatered. I’ve taken he...

#Philodendron
2ft to light, indirect
4” pot with drainage
Last watered 6 months ago
I would honestly remove the plant from the soil, give her fresh, dry soil, with good drainage and avoid watering for at least a few days to a week to let the plant recover and dry out.
Getting it out of the soaked soil is important so it doesn’t do any rot damage to the roots. If you remove the soil from the plant and find there is some rot, trim the affected part of the roots with sterilized shears, and soak the root ball in 1 part 3% hydrogen peroxide to 2 parts water for no more than 30 minutes to prevent the rot from spreading. Place her in a pot no larger than 2” bigger than the root ball, and fill it with fresh soil. Again, I would keep her dry for a few days so you don’t overwater again. I would also trim the dead leaves as the plant is using its energy to keep them alive even though they’re not salvageable! Philodendrons are drought tolerant. I let my philos dry out completely before watering. They don’t like wet feet! The lemon lime is one of my favorites! Good luck!! 🌱