Propeller Plant (Over or Under watering)

thatwhitekidmacAugust 6, 2012

Hey there,

I'm new to this forum so please bare with me :)

I've had this propeller plant for about a month. He got new growth but simultaneously has started to get rather soft and wrinkly and develop a couple of grey spots. One propeller is starting to turn brown and others have crispy edges. I'm having a hard time deciphering if it's getting over or under watered. Would love some input. I just repotted him today in some sandier soil.

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pirate_girl(Zone7 NYC)

Hi & welcome,

While I don't mean to bum you out further, the mix you're using isn't helping (sand doesn't help & can make things worse). Also the pot is too big, causing the mix to stay wet longer than is good for the plant.

I'd switch to cactus & succulent soil w/ added Perlite (50%) at least for much better drainage & I'd move it to a smaller pot, not much bigger than the plant. Perhaps try & give it more light too?

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