alaphair
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Is my Juniper dead or is there anything I can do to save it?

I did some reading up on bonsais and I believe I have a common juniper. Its been inside for about 4 months, still has the rocks, and is watered about 1-2 times a week which apparently were not great ideas. It is in a southwestern facing window and I live in southern Georgia so the air is fairly humid. A while ago, the leaves began to yellow which I assumed was from under watering, so I decided to water it more frequently, but that hasn't helped at all and now a white mold is beginning to grow around the base and on the roots. It still has half of the leaves green but they are pretty sad and pale. I feel horrible for killing this tree because apparently it was around 15 years old and a $50 birthday present. Is there anything I can do to save it?
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Re: Is my Juniper dead or is there anything I can do to save

alaphair,
I feel horrible for killing this tree because apparently it was around 15 years old and a $50 birthday present. Is there anything I can do to save it?
Maybe, but it doesn't look good. Remove the rocks, glued on I suspect, learn how to water via the chopstick method. Get it outside in a semi-shaded location.

Realize that an indoor tree is a bit of an oxymoron. A few can cope, many will slowly fade away and others, such as Juniper simply do not do well at all.

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Re: Is my Juniper dead or is there anything I can do to save

Alright, thank you!

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