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Posted 2w ago by @Plantsandgems

Iโ€™ve had my alocasia for 6 months now and they were doing fine. Recently Iโ€™ve noticed the leaf are turning yellow and losing their vibrant green colors as well. I water them about every 1.5-2 weeks. Any advice or tips on how to save them ?
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This may be due to overwatering. The plant card indicates a non drainage pot. Water may be saturating the soil. Try to determine if the soil is mostly dry before watering again. Welcome to Greg. ๐Ÿ˜Š
Make sure theyโ€™re not sitting in the water! If it drains into the cache underneath, make sure to dump it after a few pins. Try giving some fertilizer too!
@Pegster oh oops. The pot does have drainage holes (my initial mistake when setting this acct up). Should I let it dry out completely then before my next watering? The soil did seem kind of moist and I was suppose to water then last Friday, which I opt to skip out on. I was out of town over the weekend and when I check on them just now, the leafs is turning more yellow than last week
@jcPlantProper oh maybe Iโ€™ll give it some plant food the next time I water them! I just checked my history and last time I fertilize was in July so hopefully giving them a little boost will revive them. ๐Ÿ’œ
I think I also found out another reason why it might be happening. SPIDER MITES! Iโ€™m seeing them now ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ.

How do I rid of them on my plant
@Plantsandgems yes! And maybe water when itโ€™s on the drier side form the bottom. Let it sit in water for Maybe 20 mins or so
Alocasia like the soil to be somewhat moist so water when the soil is dry in the top 2-3 inches. A moisture meter will help with this. Definitely give the soil a chance to dry. I hope things improve.
Alocasia like to be watered more often definitely donโ€™t let the soil dry out completely. Also alocasia will lose old leaves to allow for new growth, the growth may be under the soil in corms but if itโ€™s just one leaf then this is probably the reason.๏ฟผ

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