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Why does my rose of Jerico seem moldy?


By Bumble

United Kingdom Gb

I've placed it in a bowl of water, and it has unfurled itself, but after several days is still brown and there seems to be a white fluffy mold growing on the ends of some of the leaves. Is it recoverable, or have I killed it?

On plant Rose of Jerico



What is rose of Jerico ?

13 Sep, 2009


Have you got a photo Bumble?

13 Sep, 2009


Its called 'Rose of Jericho, Resurrection plant'. I dont have a photo, but there is a picture of one on 'treesandthings' blog from January mine looks similar to the pic of hers open but still brown, but has some white fluffy mold where it seems to be waterlogged?

13 Sep, 2009


Okay, it's a Selaginella lepidophylla.
If you google it's name you'll get loads of info :)

Check out this link, it gives good amounts of information.

13 Sep, 2009


Whew ....good on you louise:-)

13 Sep, 2009

How do I say thanks?

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