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By Ewreck
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Joined:  Sun May 09, 2021 3:05 am
Hey everyone it’s been a while since I been on here so hello again. All my plants have been doing good. I’ve only lost some dew seedlings but that’s ok the rest have been fine except a little over a month ago my bainskloof I got from hollyhock has been getting a little droopy. All the new leaves that are coming out are getting smaller and smaller and droopier each one worse than the next. There’s only a couple things I can think of that can be causing this. First was a few months ago I couldn’t find distilled water anywhere in town for quite some time so I had to resort to tap water which is extremely hard, but since then I have been top watering all my plants in an attempt to rinse the medium. The next is pests by the way the new leaves look but I haven’t actually seen any bugs or evidence of them other than the deformed leaves. I know that doesn’t mean there isn’t any tho lol. So I have done 2 treatments with bio advanced 3in1 about two weeks apart and a third just yesterday with no improvement. The plant is in a community pot with other dews with the rest of my indoor plants and none of them are having this problem. Nothing has really changed in terms of environment, lighting or temps. I figured if it was any of those things or the peat being to high of tds all the dews in that pot(including a clone of the same plant) would be doing the same thing? I am kind of curious about the color of some of the older leaves as they are turning a purplish color(maybe this is a symptom of something going wrong)?

I apologize for the huge block of text to read and thank you for your help as always. I definitely wouldn’t have been able to keep all my plants alive without you guys help in the past lol. I really don’t wanna lose this plant cause it’s one of my favorites and the biggest dew I got it towers over my others and I would feel bad since hollyhock was nice enough to give it to me. I’ll include some pics and thx again.
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By Panman
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Joined:  Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:41 pm
My guess would be parts and the 3-in-1 should take care of it. But, it will be really mad for a month. Watch that it doesn't decline but of ot holds steady I think it will be okay.
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