Why Are My Burros Tail Shriveling?

Written by Ivy

Dec 13 2021

Why Are My Burros Tail Shriveling?
Burro's tail shriveling is mainly caused by insufficient watering and rotten roots, and may also be related to light and soil. Under normal circumstances, if the leaves of burro's tail are shriveled, we just need to water burro's tail and the leaves will recover.
If they do not recover after watering, we should consider the roots of burro's tail at this time. If there is a problem with the root, burro's tail cannot absorb the water in the soil. It is useless to pour more water. Some burro's tail roots are pulled out of the soil. Some branches have sparse roots and some have no roots directly. No wonder the leaves of burro's tail are dry after watering.
Why Are My Burros Tail Shriveling

Causes of Burro's Tail Shriveling

  • Too much light

The blade of burro's tail is shriveled, which may also be caused by strong light. Although we usually keep burro's tail in a well lit environment. However, when the light is too strong, the water in burro's tail leaves will be evaporated quickly, and the water supplement speed of roots is not as fast as that of evaporation, and burro's tail leaves will wither.
  • Root rot
Burro's tail has withered leaves and may be caused by root rot. When we conserve burro's tail, if we water too much or fertilize too much, its roots will rot, so burro's tail leaves will not be supplied with water, so they will be shriveled.
Why Are My Burros Tail Shriveling
  • Excessive watering
Burro's tail leaves are soft and wrinkled due to excessive watering. Usually watering is not easy to be too wet. Excessive wet soil is prone to ponding, root rot and leaf wrinkle. We'd better keep the soil dry and then water it. In this way, it is not easy to wrinkle the leaves of burro's tail for the growth of beneficial roots.
  • Impervious soil
Due to the impervious soil, the water after pouring cannot penetrate into the soil layer, resulting in most burro's tail roots unable to absorb water and nutrients, resulting in the loss of water and nutrients of burro's tail leaves, and the symptoms of yellow leaf wrinkling.

How To Stop Your Burro's Tail From Shriveling

  • Watering Schedule
Burro's tail shriveling is caused by drought, and the leaves will also be shriveled and soft. At this time, we should supplement water in time and use the watering schedule, but we should not water a lot, but water gradually, And choose to water in the low temperature period (watering in the evening). After watering, ventilation should be timely to avoid exposure to the sun. In this way, burro's tail shriveling will slowly recover after a period of time. If you water all the time, it may bring a burden to the root system of the plant and affect the absorption function.
  • Temperature And Sun Exposure
Burro's tail itself is a fleshy variety that likes light. Spring and autumn are the peak growth seasons of burro's tail. In these two seasons, we should try our best to give burro's tail full day light. Sufficient light is conducive to burro's tail coloring and prevent burro's Tail from wrinkle. During the high temperature in summer, we need to shade burro's Tail from the strong light at noon to avoid sunburn. If the light is not enough during burro's tail planting, the spacing between leaves is lengthened, and the jade ornament is easy to spindling and shriveling.
Why Are My Burros Tail Shriveling
  • Soil Requirement
When we plant burro's tail, we need to choose appropriate soil. Burro's tail is suitable to grow in loose, breathable and well drained soil. The rotten leaf soil, river sand, garden soil and vermiculite can be mixed to make the cultivation matrix. We should pay attention to that the soil needs to be sterilized before use. If your burro's tail is wrinkled because of the soil, we need to change the soil and basin for burro's tail.

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