- Overwatering: Overwatering reduces the availability of oxygen in the soil, making it difficult for plants to perform this necessary function. - Fungal Infection: Overly moist or waterlogged soil also creates the perfect habitat for soil fungus.
Healthy Roots – Appearance: white, tan, white tips – Texture: firm, succulent – Smell: earthy Rotted Roots – Appearance: brown or black, sometimes with dark lesions – Texture: sagging, slimy, mushy, – Smell: decay, rotten egg
- Remove Pothos From Its Pot. - Prune the Infected Areas. - Remove Excess Soil. - Disinfect the Roots. - Re-Pot the Pothos.
If your hydroponic pothos develops root rot, immediately remove the plant from the water. Prune the infected roots and foliage. Sterilize the container and fill it with fresh water. Soak the trimmed roots in fungicide, then return them to the water.