How To Save My Overwatered Burros Tail

Written by Ivy

Dec 13 2021

How To Save My Overwatered Burros Tail
What we fear most when planting burro's tail is that we water too much. After watering too much, it is easy to rot roots and water the leaves. If your burro's tail feels too much water, it should be treated in time. There are two situations in the overwatered burro's Tail: one is that the leaves at the bottom turn into water or the whole leaves fall down, and the other is that the roots rot directly and the stems rot black.
How To Save My Overwatered Burros Tail

What Does an Overwatered Burro's Tail Look Like?

Because if the roots of Succulent plants are relatively developed and we water too much, they can't absorb so much water. Too much water will cause the leaves under them to turn into water, which is a normal phenomenon, and even cause the whole leaves to fall off. Because the water content in the plant is very large, he feels that he can't absorb too much water, The excess water can only be discharged by dropping the leaves. This situation is relatively good. If the soil you configure is not good, and the air permeability and water permeability are poor, it will appear rotten roots after watering more. After rotten roots, their roots are in the basin soil. If you can't find them, they will gradually rot from the bottom to the top, and finally lead to the black stem of the whole plant. It's too late to treat them when they are found.

How Do We Save an Overwatered Burro's Tail?

How To Save My Overwatered Burros Tail
Overwatered burro's tail will lead to root rot of the plant. The only way is to trim the root system and then carry out cutting propagation. The specific steps are: pruning and disinfection, drying the roots in the basin, cooling, shade and slow seedling maintenance.

Root pruning disinfection

We can directly trim the rotten roots and the branches of overwatered burro's tail. The cut should be flat. After pruning, it should be disinfected in potassium permanganate or carbendazim solution. The main thing is to disinfect the trimmed wound to prevent the wound from being infected by bacteria.

Root hanging Basin

After disinfection, the root should be dried to let the wound of flooded burro's tail dry naturally. Generally, it can be solved by drying the root one night in summer. After drying the root, it is recommended to put it in a basin on wet soil. In summer, it is so weak and wrinkled and fleshy. It is not recommended to pour water through the root fixing water after planting. It is recommended to put it in a basin on wet soil.

Cooling and slow seedling maintenance

Summer high temperature, Burro's Tail will sleep after the temperature is higher than 33 degrees, so we can put Overwatered Burro's Tail in a cool and ventilated place to slow down seedling maintenance. After the temperature is high, we can quickly cool the moisture of the environment spray water. When we see the basin soil is dry, then water it, water it in summer, moisten it, do not irrigate it with water.

How To Avoid Overwatering Your Burro's Tail

How To Save My Overwatered Burros Tail
In order to avoid overwatered burro's tail, burro's tail should be suitable for growing in an environment with sufficient light. Burro's tail can be placed in a place with good daylighting for maintenance during the day difference. When the light is too strong in summer, shading treatment should be done to avoid strong light burning the leaves. During the growth of burro's tail, the ambient temperature should be controlled between 15 ~ 30 ℃. Too high or too low temperature will lead to poor growth of burro's tail.
During the maintenance of burro's tail, water and fertilizer management shall also be done well. Burro's tail has certain drought resistance. The principle of seeing dry and seeing wet can be adopted during watering. During dormancy, the watering amount shall be reduced to ensure that the soil is slightly dry. During the growth of burro's tail, we can apply thin potassium fertilizer and phosphorus fertilizer every other month to supplement nutrition, so that burro's tail can grow vigorously.
In the process of curing burro's tail, we need to pay attention to ensuring the ventilation of the environment. If it is muggy in summer, it needs to be transferred to a ventilated and breathable environment for maintenance to avoid the overgrowth of burro's tail. When the air is dry, it is also necessary to often spray water around the leaves to moisturize, so that burro's tail can grow and develop healthily.

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