Pothos can be exterminated by frequently stressing them with inappropriate care routines or environmental stress, which is unavoidable. Swampy soil is a perfect environment for fungus reproduction. If most of the root still has its white color then you can just leave the whole plant out of the pot to let the roots dry on a paper surface. â¦¾ After returning Monstera in the soil, you should not fertilize it immediately. Wet soil is a perfect place for fungus spreading. Oh hella. You can do this simply by putting a fan nearby. If the roots have succumbed to slight damage after transplanting then watering may cause worse injuries. Or take them out, spread the wet soil on a baking sheet or some newspaper in a thin layer and let air dry, then repot when the soil is safer for the plants. A bigger pot means a larger amount of soil. Every plant has different needs and grown in other cultural conditions and space. So, because of my job nature, I have to keep myself updated with the latest gardening best practices. Your plant is a pothos plant. Take the Monstera out of the pot and do so very carefully. so I had the pothos plants since August as a house warming gift, and I found this awesome pot to put them in together and they looked beautiful. If you happen to overwater your string of pearls, you have to take immediate action to be able to save the plant. Clean the remaining root system and then treat it with a fungicide to disinfect. Start to treat root rot by removing the plant from the soil and washing the roots under running water. The temperature of the water should be equal to the room temperature. Read on and Iâll explain to you each of the signs of overwatered Monstera, so you will know how to solve these problems. And just like that – you have mold on the soil surface! Winter watering should be reduced to once every few weeks. Remove the soil from the roots slowly to avoid its injury. If your plant doesnât have visible symptoms of waterlogging and the only problem is too much water left in the soil, then you should just dry the soil out. People often mix the Monstera adansonii with epipremnoides because they look almost identical in many aspects. You can use distilled water after fertilizing. As a result, cells of the leaf tissue begin to die and this is manifested by brown spots. If you swamp Monstera with water you will notice the yellowing of leaves soon. (Source: ScienceDirect). If you water your Monstera in irregular time intervals you will have some of the issues I listed before very soon. Monstera has holes in its leaves as an adaptation for heavy rain showers in tropical forests. Keep it in a warm place (66 F or above). Does your Monstera float in the water and have a wizened appearance? Save sections of healthy vines from your pruned segments. This occurrence is like some kind of signature of swamped and acidified soil. Also, such soils are impermeable to air. Or take them out, spread the wet soil on a baking sheet or some newspaper in a thin layer and let air dry, then repot when the soil is safer for the plants. This is the thing we talk about this whole time, arenât we? Check if the draining holes are working properly. Here are the steps for treating the root rot: â¦¾ If you can still notice white, healthy parts of the root among the brown, slimy appearance, then you should remove the rotten parts. Instead of saying goodbye to it, read this article and I will guide you on how to bring your overwatered Monstera back to life. Remove all the flowers and fruits and some of the top growth so that plant can focus its energy on survival. And if your plant is in a dark place, watering frequency should be lower.