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Alocasia plant dying

Over time my Alocasia plant keeps having leaves dying one by one. Today one whole section came away from the soil as if it was rotten. I initially didn't water it loads and then I thought I wasn't watering it enough. Now I just don't know what to do

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  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Third rock from the sunPosts: 33,849
    Hello Ryan. Is there any chance you could post a picture of your plant?
    Cacoethes: An irresistible urge to do something inadvisable
  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 31,601
    you can leave them totally dry in winter. They'll retreat back to the "bulb" and come away again in spring.
    Devon.
  • Ryan180680Ryan180680 Posts: 185
    Ladybird4 said:
    Hello Ryan. Is there any chance you could post a picture of your plant?

  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Third rock from the sunPosts: 33,849
    Ryan, I'm not certain but possibly the erratic watering may have had something to do with your plant struggling. Alocasias love water but the soil should be evenly moist and not soaking wet all the time. They do go dormant during the winter and need far less water then.
    Cacoethes: An irresistible urge to do something inadvisable
  • Ryan180680Ryan180680 Posts: 185
    Ladybird4 said:
    Ryan, I'm not certain but possibly the erratic watering may have had something to do with your plant struggling. Alocasias love water but the soil should be evenly moist and not soaking wet all the time. They do go dormant during the winter and need far less water then.
    Is there anything you suggest I do now? 
  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Third rock from the sunPosts: 33,849
    Allow the top of the soil to dry out before you add more water. I'd be tempted to lift it out of the plant pot container after each watering to make sure that there is no water standing in there. Pour any surplus away.
    Cacoethes: An irresistible urge to do something inadvisable
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