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By Intheswamp
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Panic sets in...sirens going off....flashing blue, red, green, pink, lights going off (yeah, pink, whadaboutit? :lol: ) Screams echo through the forest. Little critters scatter in terror. Ok, so I've got a sick plant. :|

I've got a D. capensis "Wide Leaf" (CalCarn clone x self) that I grew from FTC seed bank seeds. It has been doing good along with a few siblings. I walked in the other day and found leaves turning black!!!! What is going on? Nothing that I know of has changed...same water...topwatered and seldom stands in water, lighting, same ol' same ol'... Fungus? Bacteria? Plague? What should I do? I'm at a lost. :?
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Maybe these two photos will help. Thanks for looking!
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By wcrosman
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Panman wrote: Tue Nov 28, 2023 2:04 am I think it is just old age.
Thats what I was thinking based upon my narrow leaf. Leaves get old, turn dark, and dry up.
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By Intheswamp
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Thanks for the feedback. I’ll keep my eyes on it. It’s got a good flower stalk so hoping to get some seeds off of it. :)
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By andynorth
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wcrosman wrote: Tue Nov 28, 2023 2:24 am
Panman wrote: Tue Nov 28, 2023 2:04 am I think it is just old age.
Thats what I was thinking based upon my narrow leaf. Leaves get old, turn dark, and dry up.
Describes me to a T.
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By Panman
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andynorth wrote: Tue Nov 28, 2023 4:04 am
wcrosman wrote: Tue Nov 28, 2023 2:24 am
Panman wrote: Tue Nov 28, 2023 2:04 am I think it is just old age.
Thats what I was thinking based upon my narrow leaf. Leaves get old, turn dark, and dry up.
Describes me to a T.
Yep, dark and crunchy.
By Gary
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Intheswamp wrote: Tue Nov 28, 2023 3:08 am Thanks for the feedback. I’ll keep my eyes on it. It’s got a good flower stalk so hoping to get some seeds off of it. :)
I noticed that the adjacent plant looks quite healthy. A flowering cycle will also debilitate a Cape. Every time mine have flowered the rest of the plant looks terrible. I'd say your plant is doing everything right.
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By Greenleaf_999
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andynorth wrote:
wcrosman wrote: Tue Nov 28, 2023 2:24 am
Panman wrote: Tue Nov 28, 2023 2:04 am I think it is just old age.
Thats what I was thinking based upon my narrow leaf. Leaves get old, turn dark, and dry up.
Describes me to a T.
Lmao. Getting old is not fun or easy.


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By evenwind
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Greenleaf_999 wrote: Wed Nov 29, 2023 5:21 pm Lmao. Getting old is not fun or easy.
Some people seem to have aged like fine wine. I aged like milk… I got sour and chunky.
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