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I have a 4 yr old ponsetta, has done well but is inside, wood heat, has bloomed nicely but now is loosing leaves & flowers are drying up....why & what should I do to get it back to normal?

wayne co,ohio, United States Us

I have my ponsetta in a so. window, has done well for wks., but now the leaves are dropping, I do water when I'm supposed to, but why all of a sudden are the leaves drying up, along with flowers and dropping off? Plant looks as tho it's dry but is not.

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You have really done well to keep it as long. You could try cutting it back and letting it dry out a bit, then bring it back to normal watering in about September. New shoots should appear then, unless the plant has given up the ghost!

24 Jan, 2009

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