Porn plant - yellow leaves - UPDATE

Cereoid* cereoid at prodigy.net
Thu Feb 14 16:08:33 EST 2002


That is only true if the plant is healthy, not disease infested and dying.

BTW, to which "corn plant" are you alluding?

DTM2001 <dtm2001 at rogers.com> wrote in message
news:aWTa8.1382$rL.104 at news1.bloor.is...
> Oh, I have one more question, if I cut off the part of the cane which is
> getting those yellow leaves, will I get new leaves come up from below the
> cut?  I was under the impression that you can cut this corn plant and the
> top part will get roots and the bottom part will get leaves.
>
>
> Thanks,
>
>
> /Dan
>
> "Cereoid*" <cereoid at prodigy.net> wrote in message
> news:lUJa8.26265$dc1.4213275786 at newssvr16.news.prodigy.com...
> > You have hard water with too much calcium salts in it.
> >
> > The water may be too alkaline for your plant.
> >
> > You should try to water your plant with rainwater or bottled water
> whenever
> > possible.
> >
> > Still, you won't be able to get any ears of corn growing your porn
plants
> in
> > the bedroom. Too much loving your plant can be a dangerous obsession and
> can
> > never be the basis of a serious relationship. You may like having the
> shades
> > drawn but your plant needs plenty of light to grow well.
> >
> >
> > DTM2001 <dtm2001 at rogers.com> wrote in message
> > news:zrHa8.1131$rL.475 at news1.bloor.is...
> > > Hey everybody,
> > >
> > > Thanks for the amazing replies that I've had to my problem (see my
> earlier
> > > post about a corn plant developing yellow leaves which turn brown and
> die
> > > off).
> > >
> > > Anyway, it's starting to look like something will recover, but so far
> I's
> > > impossible to say what the problem was.  The water in my area is
> > definitely
> > > not the greatest for plants, I think it might have too much chlorine
> (not
> > > sure if it's the right substance, but I get white deposits if I leave
> > water
> > > in a glass)...
> > >
> > > Anyway the plant I have has three canes growing from a common root,
and
> > from
> > > each of the canes there's three 'groups' of leaves growing.
> > >
> > > In each group the leaves grow both from inside and from outside....it
> > seems
> > > that on this particular cane (which is the smallest of all and gets
the
> > > least light I guess - the bedroom is already somewhat dark - facing
> North)
> > > the leaves that grew from outside died right from the start, so it was
> > like
> > > each group was 'suffocating' because the leaves were brown already on
> the
> > > outside.  So the bigger leaves started to turn yellow and fall off...
> > >
> > > On this cane I've lost one bunch of leaves, I removed all of the bad
> ones
> > in
> > > the hope that small ones would start growing, but it just died slowly.
> > When
> > > I removed the core from the cane itself it looked a bit 'mushy' or
even
> > > 'rotten'...
> > >
> > > The other two groups of leaves have also had some of the leaves turn
> > yellow
> > > and brown, but I've cleared everything from the outside (the dried
brown
> > > ones) and now I have small green ones growing on the inside...I hope
it
> > > recovers.
> > >
> > >
> > > Anyway sorry for the long story, I love this plant...:-)...
> > >
> > >
> > > Thanks for all the help,
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > /Dan
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>





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