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Posted 1M ago by @Mng23

How can I fix this?

Hi!πŸ‘‹πŸ» I don’t know why my succulent ended up looking like this, but this is definitely not good. Has anyone experience something similar? Any tips or advise πŸ™πŸ»πŸ«ΆπŸ» #HappyPlants #PlantsMakePeopleHappy #PlantAddict #SucculentLove
2ft to light, direct
5” pot with drainage
Last watered 1 month ago
Hello Marina

Over or underwatering and too little sunlight would be my guess ☺️

Succulents like direct sunlight and need to dry out between watering πŸͺ΄
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It seems that the plant was overwatered, and now it is rotting. This will affect other plants in the pot. I would pull those plants out from the pot, clean the roots of all plants, cut off the rotten parts, apply cinnamon to the cuts, remove all dead leaves, place the plants in a dry, not sunny but bright location, and keep them there for 5-7 days. Afterward, I would re-pot them in well-drained soil.
I agree with @vvvelo - it's called root rot & once the rot (a disease caused by wet damp soil conditions) reaches the leaves like this the plant is not salvageable. You might need to behead and re-root the other succs to save them as their roots may also be infected. Be sure to disgard all the soil and was and dry the pot thoughroughly.

To prevent rot in the future get a quality growlight for them (almost all Indoor Echeveria need one to thrive) and be sure let the soil dry out between waterings.
Thank you all! It was definitely overwatering. We got rid of the affected succulent and put the other two aside as you recommended 🫢🏻

P.S. We found this little guy was growing between the pot with dreinage and the second pot 🌱 and rescued it