Should I remove yellow leaves from Calathea?

Prune away the yellow leaves on your Calathea plant. They are dead weight, and pruning them will let the plant focus its energy on growing new leaves.

How do you revive yellow leaves Alocasia?

The most common cause of yellowing leaves among Alocasia plants is improper soil moisture–in particular, overwatering. Your Alocasia likes to be kept damp (but not wet or saturated!), so keeping a regular watering schedule is key.

Why does my Alocasia have yellow leaves?

If Alocasia has yellow leaves, it’s been too wet or too dry. Root or stem rot can occur sometimes. Plants must be free of brown spots and brown leaf edges, often caused by insufficient humidity and/or the potting soil being too dry. This can also cause the plant to droop.

How often should Calathea be watered?

Calatheas enjoy weekly waterings, allowing the top 2′ of soil to dry out partially. In winter, we recommend watering less frequently to prevent overwatering and root rot. This plant is not very drought tolerant, and extended periods of dryness will cause leaf edges to brown.

How do you fix Overwatered Calathea?

One of the most effective ways to treat root rot is to clean your calathea’s roots. Start by gently taking your calathea plant out of its pot, and then proceed to gently remove as much soil that is stuck to it as possible. Once you have removed all of the soil, you will then be able to inspect the damage.

How can you save Overwatered Alocasia?

Rescue Techniques for Wilting Plants

  1. Move your plant to a shady area even if it is a full-sun plant.
  2. Check your pot for proper drainage and, if possible, create additional air space around the roots.
  3. Water only when the soil is dry to the touch, but do not let it get too dry.
  4. Treat with a fungicide.

How often should you water Alocasia?

Alocasia Polly enjoy weekly watering sessions and frequent misting, keeping their soil moist but not wet. In winter, we recommend allowing the top 2′ of soil to dry out between waterings to prevent overwatering and root rot.

Can you bring Calathea back to life?

Calathea plants have a reputation for being finicky. Many plants are a lost cause once the leaves drop, but most prayer plants are incredibly forgiving, often “coming back to life”—even if you’ve mistreated them for a long time. In proper conditions, the calathea will reward you with fast growth, and endless leaves.

How often should you water a Calathea?