Help! Curled Monstera Leaves


Joined
Feb 7, 2020
Messages
2
Reaction score
0
Country
United States
Hi all!

I adopted a Monstera 3 weeks ago and noticed 2 of its large leaves were curled. I did some research and noticed many said it was due to overwatering. I spoke to the manager at the nursery I picked my plant from and they mentioned it was recently repotted. I’ve watered it once in the 3 weeks I’ve had it. I’m pretty good with knowing when to water, as I’ve had a beautiful monstera before I ended up gifting to my mother. It’s currently in the best spot in my apartment, SW lighting. I’ve included a main photo as to reference the overall health, but the main emphasis is on the curled leaves. One of the curled leaves also leans wayyyy far away from the whole bunch (photo shown by itself)
Why do you think it’s curled?
 

Attachments

  • C839EF4B-91B2-4335-BC7D-A2907CC20831.jpeg
    C839EF4B-91B2-4335-BC7D-A2907CC20831.jpeg
    151.6 KB · Views: 201
  • 85F83097-1D4D-4FF0-A6C6-3E2CE3112E6C.jpeg
    85F83097-1D4D-4FF0-A6C6-3E2CE3112E6C.jpeg
    147.5 KB · Views: 120
  • 2F808931-AF76-4986-9EA8-D927724C0C47.jpeg
    2F808931-AF76-4986-9EA8-D927724C0C47.jpeg
    97.4 KB · Views: 127
  • 66E4A00F-2CD7-46AE-9159-449DC69F88D5.jpeg
    66E4A00F-2CD7-46AE-9159-449DC69F88D5.jpeg
    112.8 KB · Views: 136
  • 9C9381AD-B331-4FE4-81BF-5931222228FF.jpeg
    9C9381AD-B331-4FE4-81BF-5931222228FF.jpeg
    157 KB · Views: 435
Ad

Advertisements

Joined
Feb 21, 2020
Messages
871
Reaction score
259
Country
United States
Its hard to say for sure but If conditions such as light or watering are off just a little, then it may take a some time for symptoms to show up. If you recently transplanted into a larger pot adding alot of new soil, then the increase of water volume in the root zone can keep the plants roots too wet reducing the oxygen. If that's the case you should allow for the soil to dry a little more between waterings. If you allow the soil to dry too much and don't allow for the water to drain out of the bottom of the pot then you are not getting enough water in the root zone. Always allow for a little drainage out to come out of the bottom to ensure that the whole container is watered well during the watering
 

Ask a Question

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments. After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.

Ask a Question

Top