Reading this has made the whole process of understanding plants basic and so much less daunting. I've never had or cared for one before. If you notice your lily's leaves begin to wilt or die, especially if accompanied by visible pests, a sticky, slimy discharge, or the presence of white webbing, it's likely that your plant has a pest infestation.
When To Water Your Peace Lily
Make sure your pot has one or more drainage holes on the bottom. It gets good indirect light. My peace lily looked very healthy but somehow, on the new leaf growth only in a small size.
I also cut back on watering. Compared to certain other plants, peace lilies don't need to be pruned very frequently. I wouldn't have lost previous plants if I had known these tips. Next, water the plant with compost tea , a natural fungicide, to attempt to kill spores that remain in the soil. Skip to main content. Make sure your pot has one or more drainage holes on the bottom. I love my plant and was glad to know it lives for many years. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered.
CC Christine Carpenter Sep 15, Then came to the info on Prayer Plants. Use a pot of suitable size. How often do you water a peace lily peace lily is hardy, forgiving, and will even let you know when it is thirsty — look for the telltale droop. If you happen to live in a tropical location, however, you can safely leave your plant outside year-round. If they are still firmly attached to the stem, you will need to cut them off with a clean pair of scissors. Peace lilies appreciate some humidity, so if it gets too dry in your home, leaf tips may brown. Peace Lilies are toxic to both dogs and cats.
The original plant may die, but the second will be a genetic copy of the first. I transplanted it last year, as it was not looking good. Now it is sick.
Water your plant and add more soil when the water makes the soil in the pot settle. I had unknowingly been doing a few things right anyway such as the location of the plant and tending to not water until it had started to droop, but that was down to what I thought was neglect! As I have 3 plants in the bathrooms, it was good to read directions on how to keep them healthy. So far it seems to be doing OK.
PEACE LILY - Air Purifier Plant Care Tips, Propagation Repot and Mistakes
Be prepared to use a stake to support the new plant. Not Helpful 30 Helpful Green blooms are a sign of over-fertilization. Following these easy peace lily care steps will help yours thrive, not just survive.