Plant log: Golden Pothos 


Daily of my
Day zero = 2月1ζ—₯ ζ˜ŸζœŸδΈ€
Today = Day 3

Observed: Last night, noticed tiny brown spot on 2 of the larger leaves. 😐

Not watered since Day Zero. Daily indirect lighting with at the dimmest setting just to give it some consistent lighting since natural reflected light from the outside varies. Will increase grow light intensity if the color of the leaves change for the worse.

Plant log: Golden Pothos 

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Day zero = 2月1ζ—₯ ζ˜ŸζœŸδΈ€
Today = Day 4

Not watered since Day Zero. Daily indirect lighting with at dimmest setting just to have some consistent lighting since natural reflected light from outside varies. Will increase grow light intensity if variegation starts looking wimpy.

Since Day 2: little brown spot on 2 of the larger leaves

If it dies, it dies. πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ
But for now, I have a .
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Plant log: Golden Pothos 

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Day zero = 2月1ζ—₯ ζ˜ŸζœŸδΈ€
Today = Day 5

Not watered since Day Zero.

Got a little fan blowing near it for a few hours. I'm thinking it may be too humid sometimes.

Daily indirect lighting with at dimmest setting for some consistent lighting since natural reflected light from outside varies. Will increase grow light intensity if variegation starts looking wimpy.

Still looking good. 🌱 ​

Plant log: Golden Pothos 

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Day zero = 2月1ζ—₯ ζ˜ŸζœŸδΈ€
Today = Day 6

Not watered since Day Zero.

Got a li'l fan blowing near it for a few hours. It's in the bathroom. Extra humid sometimes. πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ

Daily 4-hour indirect light with at dimmest setting for some consistency. Natural reflected light from outside varies. Naturally. πŸ€ͺ

Photo shows the leaf with a brown spot.

Variegation and color still looking good. 🌱 ​

Plant log: Golden Pothos 

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Day zero = 2月1ζ—₯ ζ˜ŸζœŸδΈ€
Today = Day 7

Noticed a couple of new* yellow/brown spots! 😣

Did some Googling again and got conflicting* info. Does it want higher or not?! πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ

πŸ’§ Not watered since Day Zero. Daily 4-hour indirect πŸ’‘ at low setting in addition to 🌀️ outdoor reflected light coming through high window.

Variegation & color still good. 🌱
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PlantLog: GoldenPothos 


Day zero = 2月1ζ—₯ ζ˜ŸζœŸδΈ€
Today = Day 8

πŸ’§ Not watered since Day Zero
πŸ’‘ 4-hour indirect @ low setting +
🌀️ outdoor reflected light coming thru high window

Best article with I've found re: planthardware.com/propagate-po It doesn't define the part of the petiole that browns/peels. I'll just call it "sleeve".

Today the end leaf's sleeve had curled away. πŸ€”
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PlantLog: GoldenPothos 


Day zero = 2月1ζ—₯ ζ˜ŸζœŸδΈ€
Today = Day 8... Part 2

I was trying to get some sleep when... I realized. That new curly tip isn't what I thought it was. I now think it's a new leaf in the making. πŸƒ

Glad I'm going this plant log.
Look.
Day 3 versus Day 8.
Woooooooh... 😳
😊❀️🌱

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PlantLog: GoldenPothos 

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Day zero = 2月1ζ—₯ ζ˜ŸζœŸδΈ€
Today = Day 9

New growth is unraveling! πŸƒβ€οΈ
Same intensity/duration.
Still not watered since Day Zero.
Other than the tiny spots on 3 of the larger leaves, it's looking healthy & happy.
Variegation & color still looking muy bueno.

I'm thinking I'll prop it higher & try training it to go up and over, along the wall, across the sink. πŸ€”


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PlantLog: GoldenPothos 


Day zero = 2月1ζ—₯ ζ˜ŸζœŸδΈ€
Today = Day 10 πŸƒβ€οΈ

Same intensity, duration up to 6 hours.
Still not watered since Day Zero.
Tiny, albeit annoying, spots on 3 of the leaves.
Variegation & color looking good.

Day 9 vs Day 10.
Yup. It's very much alive. 😊

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PlantLog: GoldenPothos. I'm not happy. 😐 


Day zero = 2月1ζ—₯ ζ˜ŸζœŸδΈ€
Today = Day 10 evening πŸƒπŸ’§

I just noticed. The tips of the larger leaves are starting to brown. They look a little droopy too, I think. 😣

Don't know what to do with it. πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ I think it's about time I water it. I'm also thinking tomorrow I should start leaving the on for 8 hours. It's very low, indirect light anyway.

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PlantLog: GoldenPothos. Hmm... 

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Day zero = 2月1ζ—₯ ζ˜ŸζœŸδΈ€
Today = Day 11

I realized when I watered my that the pot's bottom is totally flat, without the usual 1 or 2 cm lift to let the bottom breathe.

Photo shows my temporary solution while I find a better setup -- elevated the pot with a smaller pot so the holes along the edge are not covered.

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PlantLog: GoldenPothos. Hmm... 


Day zero = 2月1ζ—₯ ζ˜ŸζœŸδΈ€
Today = Day 12

Found a couple of new spots. I'll leave it be for now. Perhaps it's nothing and the will fine.

On the brighter side, it appears to be growing fast day by day. 😊

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PlantLog: GoldenPothos. 


Day zero = 2月1ζ—₯ ζ˜ŸζœŸδΈ€
Today = Day 13

Happy Valentine's, you lovely green thing. 🌱❀️


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PlantLog: GoldenPothos. 


Day zero = 2月1ζ—₯ ζ˜ŸζœŸδΈ€
Today = Day 15

New leaves finally unfurling! πŸ€“πŸŒ±β€οΈ
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PlantLog: GoldenPothos. Happy me. 🌱 

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Day zero = 2月1ζ—₯ ζ˜ŸζœŸδΈ€
Today = Day 17

New growth! πŸ€“πŸŒ±β€οΈ

Observe: new growth extending out from the newest leaf

Hey, does anyone know what you call the watchamacallit whiter part of the plant that grows from the node up along/against the petiole and tends to turn brown? I keep referring to it as a sleeve. There must be a proper name for it. πŸ€”

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PlantLog: GoldenPothos. Plant anatomy. 🌱 


Day zero = 2月1ζ—₯ ζ˜ŸζœŸδΈ€
Today = Day 18

The thing that I call a sleeve* is turning really brown for the larger older leaves.

What to do... Peel it off? Leave it? πŸ€”

πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ
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PlantLog: GoldenPothos. Happy me. 🌱 


Day zero = 2月1ζ—₯ ζ˜ŸζœŸδΈ€
Today = Day 20

Makes me happy watching my grow. 😊❀️

The Plan: When it's grown some more and when I'm more confident, I'll trim off a group of 3 leaves and grow that in water.

Potted plant stays put. ☝️ I think my mistake with my now-dead was that I bought a potted one & moved it to live in water. 😁 Silly me.


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PlantLog: GoldenPothos πŸŸ‘πŸƒβ—πŸ˜± 

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Day zero = 2月1ζ—₯ ζ˜ŸζœŸδΈ€
Today = Day 21

Uh-oh. 😢 1 leaf under the taller, larger leaves is starting to look yellow. Perhaps watering 1x a week is too much. That's probably also why the leaf sheaths on the older leaves are turning brown.

No root rot, please. πŸ™

Moving forward: Will water only once every 2 weeks. ☝️

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PlantLog: Pothos/Tillandsia 


Day zero = 2月1ζ—₯ / 22ζ—₯
今倩 = Day 22 / 1

I went for Option B -- cut off the yellow wilted πŸƒ and wait & see.

The node is beneath the soil. I cut it as low as I could and covered the cut part with the watchamacallit covering the top of the soil. No infection, I hope.

And yes, I got a new plant yesterday! 😊
Tillandsia Ionantha Mexico ❀️

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Pothos ☹️ Tillandsia πŸ‘Œ 

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2月1ζ—₯ / 22ζ—₯ = Day Zero
今倩 = Day 23 / 2

Pothos πŸƒ looking droopy. ☹️ But due to the dead πŸŸ‘πŸƒ, I should probably leave it be.

☝️ No water for now. Me thinks the weekly watering (though minimal πŸ’§) made that 1 πŸƒ turn 🟑. Saw an article that says let the soil dry out completely (not just the top inch). πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ

☝️ Reposition & adjust setting.

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Pothos ☹️ Tillandsia πŸ‘Œ 

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2月1ζ—₯ / 22ζ—₯ = Day Zero
今倩 = Day 24 / 3

Pothos πŸƒ looking extra droopy.
No noticeable growth the past few days. πŸ“‰
3rd young πŸƒ hasn't collapsed but very pale. The side that's away from reflected πŸ’‘ is looking rather burnt. πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ

I don't really mess with it.
Bright light ain't the problem.
Primary suspect is πŸ’§ - Feb 13, 19.

Not watering till March. ☝️

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Pothos 🌱 Tillandsia 🌱 

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2月1ζ—₯ / 22ζ—₯ = Day Zero
今倩 = Day 27 / 6

I'm learning! πŸ€“πŸ“š "leaves curl to preserve water" ... Well, that actually makes sense! πŸ€” Also, it's fine to lose a leaf now and then. Not really an unhealthy thing.

Compare from Days 25 & 27.

Pothos πŸƒ looking better & perky again, 2 days after watering πŸ’§. Colors still good.

πŸ’§β˜οΈ Water weekly!
πŸ’‘πŸ‘ No issue with light.

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Pothos 🌱 Tillandsia 🌱 

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2月1ζ—₯ / 22ζ—₯ = Day Zero
今倩 = Day 28 / 7

A few days ago the 3rd young leaf had to be amputated. It was hopeless. Now the 2nd young leaf is starting to look burnt.

I dunno. πŸ€” It's never in very bright light. Today I'll skip the indirect/reflected . Let's just pretend that it's mostly overcast today. *hush* πŸ˜‰

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Pothos 🌱 Tillandsia 🌱 

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2月1ζ—₯ / 22ζ—₯ = Day Zero
今倩 = Day 30 / 9

Day 25 pothos πŸƒ extra droopy. Gave it some water.
Day 27 it was all perky again.
Day 30 it's back to being droopy. Gave it more water today than last time.

Watered evenly around it. Barely used Β½ cup water and some came out the bottom. Soil apparently not too compact. πŸ€” I hope that means root rot won't be a problem.🀞

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Pothos 🌱 Tillandsia 🌱 

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2月1ζ—₯ / 22ζ—₯ = Day Zero
今倩 = Day 30 / 9 (evening)

Oh wow. 😯 The droopy/curling leaves have already recovered since I watered the pothos this morning. That was fast! Last time, I didn't notice it recovering till 2 days later.

The stem was laying limp on the glass shelf this morning... Now it's perked up and not touching the glass anymore. Yay!! πŸ˜„πŸ‘

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Pothos 🌱 Tillandsia 🌱 

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2月1ζ—₯ / 22ζ—₯ = Day Zero
今倩 = Day 34 / 13

Pothos looking really perky. πŸ‘
Tillandsia looks the same.

I don't think the pothos will be needing any watering for a couple of days. And when it does, I now know the right amount that makes it happy and perky. 😊

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Pothos 🌱 Tillandsia 🌱 

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2月1ζ—₯ / 22ζ—₯ = Day Zero
今倩 = Day 40 / 19

Pothos looking very perky. πŸ‘
Smallest leaf now open for business, since a couple of days ago.
No new growth though. πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ

Tillandsia pretty much looks the same.

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Pothos 🌱 Tillandsia 🌱 Another πŸƒ bites the dust. 

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2月1ζ—₯ / 22ζ—₯ = Day Zero
今倩 = Day 46 / 25

Pothos looks good and perky except for 1 hopelessly pale yellow leaf. πŸƒβœ‚οΈ Since I bought the plant that leaf never opened up like the larger ones. The larger leaves look the same, so nothing to worry about, I guess. No noticeable new growth.

Tillandsia seems okay. So far. 😢

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Pothos 🌱 Tillandsia 🌱 

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2月1ζ—₯ / 22ζ—₯ = Day Zero
今倩 = Day 48 / 27

So far so good. I think.
Except for the yellowing πŸƒ edge.
Come on, it can't be burning!
It's kept in low-moderate light. πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ

Well, the rest of the plant looks fine.
Still alive. πŸ˜…

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Pothos 🌱 Tillandsia 🌱 Good news & bad news 

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2月1ζ—₯ / 22ζ—₯ = Day 0
今倩 = Day 51 / 30

Good news: New growth πŸƒ
Bad news: Another leaf turning 🟑

I've never seen a yellowing leaf recover and turn green again. Somebody please tell me it's possible for the leaf to recover. I don't wanna lose another leaf! 😣

And the Tillandsia looks less reddish than when I first got it. πŸ˜•

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Pothos 🌱 Too perky?? 

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2月1ζ—₯ / 22ζ—₯ = Day 0
今倩 = Day 51 / 30

Um... Is it just me or is my pothos looking much too perky / stretchy?

I've learned when to πŸ’§ it. Sometimes after 5 days, sometimes after 8 days. I wait for the πŸƒ to start drooping, which means it's been thirsty. It perks right up after watering.

Yellowing + too perky πŸ€”
Give it some πŸ’‘ love.
Yes?

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Pothos 🌱 Tillandsia 🌱 

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2月1ζ—₯ / 22ζ—₯ = Day 0
今倩 = Day 53 / 32

Bummed about the yellowing leaf πŸ‚ but so happy to see new growth 🌱 and its progress. 😊❀️

πŸ“ Started with πŸ’‘πŸ”… on for ~12 hours @ dim setting yesterday. (I used to only give it only 4 hours. Sometimes nada.)

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Pothos 🌱 Tillandsia 🌱 πŸŸ‘πŸƒ πŸŸ€πŸƒ 😳 

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2月1ζ—₯ / 22ζ—₯ = Day 0
今倩 = Day 54 / 33

That is one big ugly brown spot.
Is my plant dying on me? 😳

Needless to say, I'm NOT happy. ☹️

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Pothos 🌱 Tillandsia 🌱 πŸŸ€πŸƒπŸ˜± 

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That brown spot is looking bigger...
And scarier. πŸƒπŸ˜±

Please don't die. 😢

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Pothos 🌱 Tillandsia 🌱 

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2月1ζ—₯ / 22ζ—₯ = Day 0
今倩 = Day 59 / 38

Leaves still very much stretched upward and inward (compared to how it was 2 months ago).

I'll turn the pothos pot to have the pothos sort of perpendicular to the wall and see if the funny leaf behavior is light-related.

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Pothos 🌱 Tillandsia 🌱 

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2月1ζ—₯ / 22ζ—₯ = Day 0
今倩 = Day 80 / 59

I find it interesting that the youngest leaf of the pothos has grown larger than the slightly older one. It's like the older one just stopped growing. 😢

One browning leaf quickly went yellow. Got rid of it. *sigh*

The tillandsia looks the same. That's good, I guess.

Been busy. Tired. Will more when I can.

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Pothos 🌱 Don't laugh. πŸ™ƒ 

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2月1ζ—₯ = Day 0
今倩 = Day 111

Been a long time since I posted about my . This is what it looks like now. I didn't want the long leggy look anymore -- I was getting tempted to cut it and grow a new plant from it.

Knowing my track record and , that would have a sad outcome. 😁

Also, me thinks that keeping the leaves close together will make it easier to give them the same amount of light.
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Pothos 🌱 

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2月1ζ—₯ = Day 0
今倩 = Day 118

It's been with me 4 months now. Still alive. Looking perky. Color/variegation good. There are only 6 leaves left and there hasn't been any new growth in 2 months.

Is it too perky? In pictures I've seen, pothos grow low and look very relaxed.

I have a indirectly shining on it 12 hours a day.

Switch to just the blue light? Move the light closer? πŸ€” @plants

Pothos 🌱 And then there were two... 

Day 154
Day 0

Well, my Golden has survived 5 months with me. I'm thinking I'm allowed to adopt another . 😁 I'm also thinking it deserves a friend, so I got an N'Joy Pothos to keep it company.

I'll probably put the N'Joy pot on top of a Timon mug, just like the Golden one.

Yes, I have another 3-dimensional Timon head mug. No shame in that. πŸ€ͺ🍺 @plants

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Pothos 🌱 I see white crystals. Now I'm confused. 


Day 155
Day 1

Got my N'Joy yesterday. I noticed that compared to the younger leaves (and compared to the leaves of Golden), the larger leaves felt like dry paper. Then I realized there was actually a white layer of i-don't-know-what on the leaves. So I wiped them off.

Then today I see white crystals in the . 😳 Hwaaaaat?!

It's growing a new leaf though. So it's ok?
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Pothos 🌱 And then there were two... 

@evelynyap @plants
What happened to Pumbaa's 3-dimensional head mug?

Pothos 🌱 Pumbaa? 

@manuelcaeiro
I didn't buy his mug.
Anyway, rumor has it that he got roasted.
Lechon! 🐷

No, no.
Fake news.
We don't roast wart hogs. πŸ™ƒ

Pothos 🌱 Pumbaa? 

@evelynyap
That is terrible! They were best friends.

Pothos 🌱 Pumbaa? 

@manuelcaeiro
Hey, the lioness was going to have him for lunch. That's the life of a hog. πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ

Pothos 🌱 I see white crystals. Now I'm confused. 

@evelynyap Probably just silica gel, is added to lots of compost mixes to retain moisture. Goes in as a fine powder but swells up into squishy little crystal shapes like those.
Usually if I'm adding it, I add only to lower half of the pot so it doesn't show.

Pothos 🌱 I see white crystals. Now I'm confused. 

@seachaint
Silica gel? 😳 Wow. Didn't know about that being used for plants. Thanks! 😊

So if the soil retains more moisture, I'm guessing I should probably water even less. πŸ€”

Would that also cause the dry white stuff on the leaves? I wiped them off. Haven't noticed a reoccurrence.

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re: Pothos 🌱 I see white crystals. Now I'm confused. 

@evelynyap @plants I can't speak to the dry white stuff I'm afraid, that would depend strongly on the plant and I'm unfamiliar with these ones. For some plants it's normal to produce resins on the leaf surface, maybe always or maybe only under some conditions. For other plants it could be a sign of mildew, or it could be moldy honeydew from hidden parasites like mites, scale bugs, or aphids. I couldn't say..
At least for the silica gel, it absorbs however much it'll absorb, and then it doesn't absorb any more. It's great for plants that can't tolerate having no access to water, though it can probably be bad for some succulents? Again, for your species I couldn't say. TBH I kill enough of my own plants through mismanagement πŸ˜…

re: Pothos 🌱 I see white crystals. Now I'm confused. 

@seachaint
Oh okay. Thanks 😊

When I saw the white stuff on the leaves and the little white crystals, first thing I thought of was salt.

I've had a and my first die on me too. People say they're easy to care for. Well, they don't know my . πŸ˜…

Hopefully this one won't die too. πŸ€ͺ

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