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peace lilly

I have had a peace Lilly in my front room for several year, it grew really well abd I re potted it last year. It continued to grow really well until now. it has started to wilt, and it appears to be dying back. any ideas how I could save it?


  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 34,739

    might it have been too close to a radiator? or perhaps had a draught from an open door or window? both might make it suddenly " peaky"

  • OldtykeOldtyke Posts: 155

    Have you changed it's position?


  • Hi,

    No it is in exactly the same position its always been in
  • ButtercupdaysButtercupdays Posts: 4,501

    It may not be beyond the bounds of possibility that it is vine weevil damage. We had them in the house for years, never knew where they came from or how they got in, assume it was from another houseplant. My daughter when she was little (she's 23 now!) used to tell me if she saw one and even made up a song about them!
    Lift your plant out of its pot and look to see if there are any grubs lurking among the roots. They are creamy with a brown head and curl into a 'c' shape. They like fleshy roots so the peace lily might be tempting.  Overwatering might be another possibility, as that makes leaves wilt, so then you give it another drink.... though if you have kept it happy for years that seems less likely.

  • peace lilly like their roots to be compact, like an orchid,i did the same with mine so i repotted it again in a small pot, only realised when i read about it in a magazine

  • That's a good idea, il try that! Seems strange its only just started go die off? I've checked for vine weevle and there is nothing that i can see.
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