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Dionysus9
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Repotting Serissa?

My Serissa is doing well indoors, losing a few leaves but there's some new growth to match it. It's planted in some kind of moss and peat combination. But... every time I come home to see how it's doing, I find a new bug on it. First it was a small mite-looking thing. A few days ago it was a slug. Today I found a small pill bug and a very small centipede-looking insect. The tree is not showing any negative signs... Should I repot it? And should I wait until the beginning of spring?

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I should think its okay to go ahead and repot. Since the tree is a subtropical one,you would probably be able to repot it any time of year.
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Thanks 8)

It's in all peat now and I'm going something else.
Is a 50/50 of cactus soil and vermiculite good?

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I should think so, as long as its the horticultural grade vermiculite. Maybe even something that dries out faster, but I don't know how wet Serissas like to be.
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I just repotted it with 50 percent cactus and 50 percent vermiculite, both horticultural grade. We'll see in the next few days how it turns out... :|

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Okay. Keep us up to date on how it does.
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It's doing very well. No massive loss of leaves or yellowing. The leaves have seemed to turn a very dark green though.

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