Nov 14, The primary cause of Elephant Bush losing leaves is overwatering. Too much water prevents pant to get enough oxygen, which encourages fungal rot diseases. The first sign of overwatering is swollen and discolored leaves. If you spot these changes in your Elephant Bush, simply replant it in fresh soil and remove any rotten treecut.buzzted Reading Time: 4 mins. Jun 06, i've had it for nearly a month.
everything had been going alright at first.
i saved a cluster of succulents that were grouped together at lowes prior to buying this portulacaria and it started dropping leaves and sprouting more that were alot weaker and would drop off almost as soon as it matured and then it just turned into a stick, i know now with having the tag from this recently acquired. Jul 31, Leaf drop occurs when the leaves of the elephant bush fall off of the stem suddenly. This happens because the roots at the bottom of the plant have developed funguses from being overwatered too many times.
It can kill the plant quickly, so you must take action. First, repot the bush into brand new soil and remove any diseases root that you can treecut.buzzted Reading Time: 6 mins. Dec 17, Leaf drop can also occur if the elephant bush is underwatered. Not enough water causes the leaves to dry up and sometimes drop off. Elephant bushes should be watered more often in summer and less. Dec 11, My elephant bush's are dropping leaves like treecut.buzz are sitting on a counter & every morning i have to clean up treecut.buzz's actually 2 different plant that are doing treecut.buzz only thing that has happened to them is a few months back this started after i got mealies in a small plant i spray the plant end of creepy treecut.buzz was a bunch of other plants around this plant that i treated.