Identification: Help ID Ailing Houseplant

Discussion in 'Indoor and Greenhouse Plants' started by Unregistered, Jan 19, 2005.

  1. I may have the same tree and problem

    My indoor tree is dying. I don't know what type of tree it is and how to care for it. It has been fine for over a year and now it is just slipping away.
    To see it, goto
    http://www.listenupnews.com/mytree.htm
    Any help is appreciated. It is not in dirt, it is in some rock-like stuff. And it has been watered the same as it has been for the last year.
    -Todd & Christie courtreporting@listenupnews.com
     
  2. Newt

    Newt Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    Looks like Dracaena deremensis 'Janet Craig' - corn plant and appears to have been overwatered. Cut off the top growth that is brown and leave the stalk. As you will see in your first picture, there will eventually be new sprouts from where you cut.

    http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/interiorscape/dracaenajanet.html

    Also, it would be better to register and keep your e-mail address secure so you don't get spammed, instead of showing it.

    Newt
     
  3. melanie rabon

    melanie rabon Member

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    first it looks like it has been in too much sun the leaves look burnt if that is the case then the tree is gone
     
  4. Eric La Fountaine

    Eric La Fountaine Contributor Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    I agree with Newt on this one. Looks more like rot to me. The browning is centred on the main stem. If it were burned by sun it would be more distributed over the leaves.
     
  5. douglas

    douglas Active Member 10 Years

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    Hi looks like a drac de grinch :)

    redards doug
     

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