Water excess and/or uneven watering
Water excess and/or uneven watering are abiotic disorders caused by inadequate watering. Water excess may lead to rotting of the roots due to lack of oxygen and higher susceptibility to infection. Symptoms of over-watering include stunted slow growth, yellow and brown leaves, wilting and higher susceptibility to leaf burn.
Signs of damage:
Leaves Go Yellow and Fall Off. Dropping Old and New Leaves Alike. Wilting, Limp Leaves. Leaves Turning Splotchy Black or Dark Brown. Mushy Roots Mean Overwatering. An Overwatered Succulent Will Rot and Turn Mushy.
How to prevent:
Soaking the ground for a longer period of time less often, and not watering by hand but using a sprinkler or soaker hose, is the way to handle that situation. Mulch around the plant will also help keep a more even level of moisture.
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