Posted 1M ago by @raaspra

There's A LOT of dying leaves. I swear every morning I wake up to another yellow or dry leaf. I don't know what I'm doing wrong with this guy. Any advice? #help
6ft to light, indirect
6” pot with drainage
Last watered 1 day ago
Are they just coming from the bottom?

The pot looks a bit small for the plant. When did you pot it? Do you allow it to dry out between waterings?
Is there a way to give it a sunny, naturally lit vacation? Maybe the grow lights are keeping it alive but it isn’t thriving? Kind of like how weekends feel too short and sometimes we need a trip to the beach? If I’m unsure of what to do, I try to give a plant 2-3 weeks in the best spot in the house to see if it perks up. 😎
@sarahsalith It's still in the nursery pot we got it in. When it arrived several of the leaves were crushed and bent. They appear to be just from the bottom.
@80twenty I've tried directly under a grow light, by the window (which is indirect due to direction) and just hanging out without anything but normal over head lights.
Losing leaves from the bottom is actually okay. That's how they get their height. The big one is 12 years old.

It's also still acclimating and probably a little shocked from its trip.

I agee with @80twenty - if you can scooch it overοΏΌ to the natural light, it might perk up. (:
Okay. So it sheds them and it becomes more trunk like. I can handle that. 🀣 I'll stop being anxious over it.

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