Plant after transit

Plants are no different from human – we suffer from jetlag after long transit. Yet, some plants are more adapting while some are not. Here are the tips to rescue your jetlag green baby.

Alocasia / Aroids / Bonsai (Woody Plant) / Hoya / Ivy / Ferns / Peperomia / Philodendrom  

Conditions after transit: yellowish leaves; dehydrated; loss of leaves
Cure: Trim the yellowish / rotten leaves; then soak the whole plant in water for 12 hours (6 hours for Perperomia) then put it in a pot filled with the well drained substrates (for Fern, PH value shall be in the range of 5.5 -6.0).  In 2 weeks' to 6 weeks' time, your plant will revive!

Special notes about Hoya - As an epiphytes, hoya does not have a strong root system; it will be easily damaged under scorching sun and cold weather.

Begonia / Ardisia / Heuchera / Sonerila / Labisia & Other Terrarium Plants

Conditions after tranit: Juiceless; mushy leaves; some loss of leaves
Cure: Trim the rotten or mushy leaves; then soak the whole plant in water for 12 hours; then plant it in a pot filled with moisturisng substrate which is 100% saturated with water (for Heuchera, no particular preference for substrate as long as it's relatively acidic). Lastly, place your potted plant in an enclosed humid environment with indirect sunlight,  then leave it there 7-14 days. Make sure the substrate is always saturated with water. 2-4weeks later a healthy plant is waving hand at you! 

Moss / Carnivorous 

Conditions after tranit: Yellowish ; dehydrated
Cure: Spary water then keep it in an enclosed humid environment; 1-2 days later keep under strong shade and water by distilled / mineral-free water.  For carnivorous plants, please keep it in peat moss or spragnum.


Conditions after tranit: mushy or dehydrated leaves
Cure: Trim the mushy or dehydrated leaves, then put the succulent in pot filled with well-drained substrate.  Don't water it until the second day.  Let it bath under the Sun.  It takes 2-4 weeks to grow the root.


Conditions after tranit: No leaves (especially during summer hibernation).  
Cure: Put it in a pot filled with well-drained substrate; avoid direct sunlight then leaves will grow when it's the right timing. 


Conditions after tranit: Dehydrated leave
Cure: Trim the dehydrated leaves; then soak the whole plant in water for 12 hours; then plant it in a pot filled with sphagnum or peat moss.


Conditions after tranit: Dehydrated leaves
Cure: Plant it in well drained substrate then water it.  Leaves will then revive!