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I have an Umbrella Plant, it has suddenly started to shed it's leaves We have had this plant for several years and this has never happened before.
Can anyone please advise :-Am I doing anything wrong. Thank you Duncan



A sudden and protracted drop in temperature could cause this to happen - assuming you can't see anything on the plant, such as mealybug, red spider mite, etc. It has been very cold on and off during the last few weeks and perhaps the overnight temperatures wherever you keep it fell lower than they have before.

20 Jan, 2010


Check that the drainage holes in the pot aren't blocked as this would cause it to be waterlogged. Also, maybe repot it in spring.

20 Jan, 2010

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