Re: Corn plant (Dracaena Massangeana) problems

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Posted by I. Bloom on March 18, 2003 at 09:36:11:

In Reply to: Re: Corn plant (Dracaena Massangeana) problems posted by Newt on March 17, 2003 at 23:09:38:

Newt,

Thank you SO much for your detailed reply!

Regarding the pot, part of the problem is that this plant was in a sort of gift basket that was definitely not designed for long-term use. I went to a nursery to buy the pot, and this was the size they recommended. The pot does appear to be a 12" pot, and the plant is about 20" tall ABOVE the soil; there are a few inches of height below the soil level, too, since I worried when potting it that it would tip over from its own weight. The plant is so tall that my non-plant expert instincts feel odd putting it in a pot that is only 8" tall, but of course, I am a rank amateur when it comes to plants.

I will start watering more often and see how it goes. I will also add just a little milk to the water.

Thank you so much for all your suggestions!

Irith (Eereet)

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