TerraForums Venus Flytrap, Nepenthes, Drosera and more talk
Register a free account today to become a member! Once signed in, you'll be able to participate on this site by adding your own topics and posts, as well as connect with other members through your own private inbox!
So, basically, the key word is "soggy" LOL! Here's the clearest description of root rot...
Okay, ALOT of water goes into the soil. It bombards the air spaces in the soil, forcing the oxygen out. Without oxygen for the roots, the plants actually drowns and dies.
If you think your plant has root-rot, just let it drain a little, but DON'T let it get dry. Just let it dry until it is just moist. Then water it a little less, say, only keep a fourth of an inch in the water tray.