xecure
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My umbrella plant is dying (dead?). Can she be rescued?

Well I'm not much of a gardener and don't know much about plants but have an umbrella plant that I loved. It was usually low maintenance, just watered it once or twice a week and it used to take care of it self. Unfortunately I had to fly away for two weeks and before I left I decided to water the poor plant a little more then usual. I don't think the pot drained the excess water and it has just been sitting there for two week. I come back to see my plant look like it died. I cleaned off all the fallen leaves and branches and took a picture:

[img]https://www.imgur.com/r8QN0.jpg[/img]

Do you guys think my poor plant can be rescued? Or is it too late?

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:( I think it's too late. May it RIP.

xecure
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Green Mantis wrote::( I think it's too late. May it RIP.
:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:
I hope she had a good life before i over watered her.

Any recommendations on another houseplant? I'm looking for something that doesn't get too big and only needs to be watered 1-2 times a week.

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I think you are overwatering! I don't water any of my houseplants more than once a week, sometimes less. I do mist them in between though.

You are looking for something for low light conditions? I like my peace lily which is easy care, has pretty white blossoms, and never gets very big.
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rainbowgardener wrote:I think you are overwatering! I don't water any of my houseplants more than once a week, sometimes less. I do mist them in between though.

You are looking for something for low light conditions? I like my peace lily which is easy care, has pretty white blossoms, and never gets very big.
I have a couple of Christmas Cactus growing in small pots in my kitchen that only get partial light from a nearby window and they are doing great. All the other potted plants reside on my front and back porches and only come in when a hard freeze is forecast.

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