Signs Your Plant Has Root Rot (and How To Fix It!)
The first sign your plant may have root rot is yellowing and drying leaves
You may also notice white fungus or mold start to grow on the surface of the soil
With your shovel, remove the top layer of fungus growth from the soil
1
Remove the plant from the pot
2
Take a look at the roots. If they are mushy, soft, and gray or brown your plant is suffering from root rot
3
Remove the rotten roots from the plant. These should be easy to pull away
4
Loosen the soil and continue to remove any rotten roots and parts of the plant. These will all be soft and fall away easily
5
If needed, use a bucket of water to help remove some of the soil
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Continue to remove any rotten roots from the plant
7
Repot your plant in dry, fresh soil
8
Add a little water to acclimate the plant to the new soil
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