Jun 19, Brentwood, TN ; Global Sanctuary for Elephants is a (c)(3) tax exempt, public charity status (EIN ) and all contributions are tax Estimated Reading Time: 1 min. 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.
It's a very hardy plant, so if the soil is only a little bit too moist, just let it dry more.
If the soil is soggy, repot with a fast draining cactus mix, not a potting mix with lots of peat. When you water, take the pot out of the dish and let the water run out the hole in the bottom.
It should not be sitting in a dish of treecut.buzzg: Brentwood TN. Nov 14, The same goes for the temperature. If you suddenly move your Elephant Bush from the warmer area to cooler one (and the opposite), the plant may react by shriveling and dropping leaves eventually.
The ideal temperature for your Elephant Bush will be 70 to 85°F (21 to 29°C) during a day and nighttime temperatures should be 50 to 55°F (10 to 13°C). When it comes to humidity, try to avoid Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. Brentwood, TN ; Global Sanctuary for Elephants is a (c)(3) tax exempt, public charity status (EIN ) and all contributions are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.