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Posted 1M ago by @Cocomolo

Rubber plant is droopy

No matter where I place my rubber plant, he seems to be sad. Over the last weekend I cleaned out his roots and repotted him into the same pot with fresh soil. Why is he so droopy and sad? #RubberPlant #SadPlant #help
3ft to light, indirect
10” pot with drainage
Last watered 6 days ago
Best Answer
Give it 3-4 weeks and if there is no improvement, think about changing its conditions (light, humidity, fertilizer etc)- also they like light!! Not direct, but they love bright spots.
You should be okay! It’s so tall, which means it’s been well loved already πŸ₯°
Transplant shock is most likely the culprit! These guys are drama queens 🫠
what was the reason for cleaning the roots? Did it look like it had any other issues before you did that?
I agree! I think he’s just transitioning!
@Vonster thanks for the help! He was droopy before I took him out of his pot. The soil seemed old, and it was! Super compact and very dry and stuck to the roots. I thought fresh soil would do the trick but he looks the same.
@Cocomolo Coty Diana is seasick from being moved, stripped of her soil and repotted. Give her a break. πŸ™ƒπŸ«£πŸ˜‰β˜ΊοΈπŸ˜πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ» shocked .. Also check soil with water meter before watering it. Welcome to Greg!
North facing window?! This is just my advice and I would do this very slowly (if you chose to do so). I had mine in an east facing window & it didn’t care to be there at all. So, I moved it to my south facing window & it did okay. I now have it outside, south facing, in 3-6 hours of direct sun. I don’t know where you live, but I live in the south where it is warmer & very humid. Mine is flourishing outside.