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Can i revive a monstera house plant that may have cold damage

My monstera house plant looks like it may be suffering from cold damage. I have brought it inside the house from the summer house it was in. What else do I need to do to help it out/bring it back to life?


  • Balgay.HillBalgay.Hill Posts: 1,002
    Is that a radiator it is next to? That wont help. Why is it in what looks like an orange plastic bag?
    If it was mine, i would remove the plastic bag, make sure the soil hasn't dried out,  place it somewhere bright but not in direct sun, and cross your fingers.
    Sunny Dundee
  • UffUff Posts: 3,199
    The stem is still green so all is not lost. 
    SW SCOTLAND but born in Derbyshire
  • I have just trimmed back the dead leaves and put two of the healthy ariel roots in water. The pot is in a plastic bag so that the water doesn't drain everywhere. The soil hasn't dried out and the roots still look healthy and it isn't pot bound. It was only put by the radiator for the picture to be taken 
  • Balgay.HillBalgay.Hill Posts: 1,002
     The pot is in a plastic bag so that the water doesn't drain everywhere. 
    The water needs to drain, or the roots will rot.
    You need to have it in a pot with drainage holes, so the water can run through. Do this over your sink until the water stops running through.
    You can then place the pot inside a more decorative pot that doesn't have drainage holes.
    Sunny Dundee
  • PlantmindedPlantminded Posts: 2,707
    In addition to the above, I would replace the green wire attaching the stem to the moss pole with soft garden twine to give the stem room for expansion.  You should also try to keep the moss pole moist to help the aerial roots get access to water.  These plants are highly sensitive to cold temperatures and should really be kept indoors in a room with a relatively even temperature during the day, and not too much of a drop at night.  I hope this helps.
    Wirral. Sandy, free draining soil.

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