Help! My White bat flower tacca integriforia is just about dead!

auraspiritApril 28, 2013

This video was shot just before I had to clip that last leaf off... please help!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRUnTouwuaI

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steiconi(12a-Big Island, HI)

Mine demands shade and lots of water. If I forget to water, it drops a leaf in retaliation.

'Fraid I didn't watch your video, I've got a slow connection.

    Bookmark   April 29, 2013 at 1:17AM
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GardenHelp

I watched your video and the plant looks very dry. Bat plants like a lot of water. I end up watering mine almost every other day. If it is root bound, repot it. If it is happy in the current container give it a good drink, bring it into some sunlight and fertilize it. As soon as the leaves start to droop give it water.

    Bookmark   April 29, 2013 at 3:19PM
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ianbrazil(11)

Tacca chantrieri or Bat Plant is native to SE Asia. It will tolerate drought, though may go dormant, but not cold. Temp should never be below 15C 60F. - Ian.

    Bookmark   May 14, 2013 at 12:40PM
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