I got this giant plant
from my mother when I recently moved and she didn't want anymore. It's a very large plant
, she has no idea what it is and I have no idea what it is. When I moved it to my house, I had to put it sideways in the back seat of my car and while back there kind of came out of the soil a little during transport (15min drive). When I got to my new place, I put it upright and by a sliding-door window so it'd get plenty of sunlight. I put it right back in the pot with the existing soil it had, but the soil was loose until I packed it down. It's basically in the same situation it was at my mom's house.
Within the last 3 months it's gone downhill significantly; looked very healthy at first, but now the leaves are folding in half and the plant
looks 'droopy'. I'll admit I didn't know how much to water it seeing as how the plant
is like 4 feet tall in-pot, so gave it a couple quarts a week when I first noticed it starting to droop slightly and continued for about 2 weeks after that. It continued to droop so I stopped watering it for a about 3 weeks thinking it was too much water and that it needed to dry out, but it continued to droop.
Thinking it might be too little water, I watered it about a week ago with a quart of water and then again tonight with a quart. This plant
has significant value to me as my mom has had it since I was a baby (26 years old) and I'd feel horrible to kill it. It doesn't look like it's rotting at all, nor does it have any bugs. It sits in front of a window all day long, no idea what type of plant
it is (7-9 inch leaves with a normal green oval/tear shape, lots of off-shoots of 1.5-2 feet off the 3 major stalks, green and white stalks, about 3.5-4 feet tall, very big and pretty), and I'd really like to save it.
If anyone has any ideas, I'd love to hear them. Thanks a lot : )