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Posted 1w ago by @phoenyx

Plant wilting very quickly
Im not entirely sure what species this is but this was a gift from my grandma. Im a beginner too so i dont know how to take care of it. It's placed in a rectangular pot together with a cactus and a snake plant so i assumed it is supposed to be taken care of like a succulent. However, after not watering it for a week, it browned quickly. I have two more plants just in smaller, 2.5in pots and have browned in just a few days. Im not sure if they can be saved or a lost cause please help #Syngonium
2” pot with drainage
Last watered 11 hours ago
@phoenyx it’s an arrowhead plant. They are not a succulent at all.

Your Arrowhead Plant prefers temperatures between 65-80 degrees during the day and above 60 degrees at night. Your Arrowhead Plant will do well in higher humidity environments especially during the winter. Mist the plant daily or place its container on a tray filled with pebbles and water to increase the humidity.

Your Arrowhead Plant prefers bright indirect light but can adapt to low light. Direct sun may burn the leaves. Water when the top 50%-75% of the soil is dry.

I would separate it out an repot it in a pot with drainage. Use a well draining soil as well.

I would also separate the other plants as well and have multiple plants. They all have different watering needs and light needs. Just make sure to get pots with drainage. It’s a beautiful arrangement.
Bruce Lee is a syngonium of some kind and does not belong with succulents as he will have different soil and watering needs. Usually if a plant is wilting and browning it needs water and sun.

I would suggest separating it into a pot with drainage by itself so that you can better care for all three plants. Use a well draining soil, water it when you repot it, and give it a bit of sun (indirect so the leaves don't burn).

The smaller 2.5" potted plants probably need more water and sun as well. With the smaller pot there isn't as much soil to retain moisture so you will have to water them more frequently than you would the same plant in a bigger pot.

Without seeing a photo of the browning I can't say for sure, but it sounds like these ants aren't dead yet and can be saved.

Hopefully everyone will recover and be happy soon!
i am scared! what should i do with the wilted leaves? can they still be saved?
The onea that are brown cannot be saved unfortunately, but the ones that still have life and are just droopy definitely have a chance. The reality is that even if it lost all of its leaves but still had healthy root system it would eventually grow new ones, so I think your plant can be saved, and hopefully most of the leaves along with it!

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