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Y’all help me! My plant children are dying and I don’t kno what’s wrong😭🙏🏽 one is a Hibiscus 🌺 and I forgot the other one but I named her Val Kilmer pls help her😰

I’m a horrible plant mother but don’t punish my green babies for my mistakes! They don’t deserve that they’re innocent !

@denikombucha Can you zoom in on the leaves? Almost looks like spider mites, but hard to tell that far back.

@bort mother FUCKER! we do have a shit ton of spiders 👀! But I thought they were good for plants cuz they ate destructive bugs 😥

@denikombucha Spiders are good! Spider mites aren't actually spiders. But they leave this stippling shit on the leaves and when they get bad, you will find like spider web like shit on the underside of the leaves.
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They might need to be fed too. Yellowing generally means they need nitrogen if it isn't a pest issue.

@bort shoot you were right on the money😑 The hibiscus didn’t have spider mites but there were some on Val Kilmer. I gave her some light pruning n rubbed some vegetable oil on her leaves

@denikombucha You can also spray them with a light solution of water and dish soap if that doesn't help. They really hate that shit.
@denikombucha Nope! They just tear up soft plants :) Also, before you prune them or anything that involves touching, change clothes and wash your hands really well. Those lil turds will come in off your clothes and stuff.

@bort gawd I didn’t even kno they existed til now and I already hate them so much

@denikombucha Yeah they suck ass. Especially on weed plants LOL. They really love when it's hot and breed fast under those conditions. Thankfully once winter hits most of em die.

@denikombucha not an expert by any stretch of the word but it looks like the first one might have a disease or a fungus and the second one has either too much or not enough water

@dragon oh No! Shoot I kno she wasn’t getting enough water at first because we didn’t have a water receptical at first. I might have been over watering her to compensate 😰

@denikombucha I overwatered a plant once because her pot was way too small, give her a little more sunlight and reduce the water but not too quickly <3 that way she can adjust and then you can go back to normal :)

(I really hope this works because so far I only have second hand knowledge)

@dragon oh thank god. Poor Val Kilmer, she deserves better😥. Thank you so much!

@denikombucha @dragon something my mother swears by to water plants that are sensitive to too much water is to just drop ice cubes on the soil.

I guess the idea is they melt slowly enough to not overwhelm the the plant and it is harder to over-water because you know how many cubes you are putting on

@paranoid @dragon don’t have any orchids so I think I’m in the clear 🙏🏽👍🏽 thank u so much!

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