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Posted 1M ago by @FestalAjwain

My little string of frogs has gotten crispy. What’s wrong...

#Ficus
2” pot with drainage
Last watered 1 month ago
A crispy string of frogs often indicates an issue with either watering, light, or humidity. Here are a few things to check:

1. **Watering**: Ensure you are watering thoroughly but allow the soil to dry out slightly between waterings. overwatering or underwatering can both cause crispy leaves.
2. **Light**: Peperomia prostrata prefers bright, indirect light. Too much direct sunlight can scorch the leaves, making them crispy.
3. **humidity**: These plants thrive in higher humidity. Dry indoor air, especially from heating or air conditioning, can lead to crispy leaves.
4. **soil and drainage**: Ensure the plant is in well-draining soil and that the pot has drainage holes to prevent water from sitting at the bottom, which can lead to root rot.

Adjusting these factors should help revive your string of frogs.
QUICK! Put it in water! My frogs are constantly in water and they are THRIVING!

Let me get some pictures for you. (:
These guys have quadrupled in size when I put them in water! Just the bottom of the pot touches. You can do the same thing with a dish of water-- it doesn't have to be a fishtank set-up.
@sarahsalith they won’t get root rot?
@CozyShinglevine I’m move it away from the window some more.
My creeping figs have always thrived in water. I keep the water just at the bottom of the pot. οΏΌ
@sarahsalith I’m curious now. Going to put water in tray now