Dying Calathea
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    KATH I have the same calathea from a mom's friend, rootbounded. I cut all the bulbs before repotting it with the thought of porting new root growth.

    Now I'm worried.
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      Pei Oh no! Those were the rizomes and very important for the health of Calathea. it might be goner tbh....
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        KATH My bad. I thought it'll be fine and that it may grow new bulbs and healthier roots. I did it on Sunday, so it's been just 2days. So far the leaves look fine, but may die in a few weeks it that's the case. :(
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          Pei in general, you don't want to disturb the root balls too much when repotting. It's totally fine to trim away any unhealthy roots, but you always want to leave at least some intact.

          Don't be discourage. With plants, it's always a trial and error :)
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    KATH I have the same calathea from a mom's friend, rootbounded. I cut all the bulbs before repotting it with the thought of porting new root growth.

    Now I'm worried.
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    Sarah He looks super dry and a bit burned. I would water him more and move him to a place with good indirect lighting.
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    Pei How do you care for it? also how much sun and water does it get?
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      Carly I have it in front of a west facing window, but there is a large tree right outside the window so it doesn't get direct light. I water once a week with filtered water, and try to mist it every day.
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        Pei if you cut out all the rhizomes, there were probably no roots left at all. It won't come back unfortunately :(
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    Chris Michelle Calatheas like humidity. Have you been misting it with water frequently or running a humidifier? If not that's probably your problem.
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      Carly I do mist with water but I don't have a humidifier unfortunately.
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        Chris Michelle If you're misting frequently you shouldn't need a humidifier, so that wouldn't be your problem. They also don't like direct light, and I see that you have it right next to a window. If you haven't tried it already, I would try moving it somewhere that gets medium to low indirect light and see how that works for it.