Spath is droopy...help!
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After the winter, the leaves began to grow back, and it is now a full plant again. Earlier this summer it even produced two lillies.... which lasted a while but eventually stopped. Since then, the plant leaves have gotten too big for the stems, and it droops within three days of being watered. I have tried fertilizer, but it did not work. It is in a northern facing window, and gets direct sunlight for @ 3 hours a day in the afternoon. It generally seems happy, but the leaves are just way to big for the thin stems... the stems just can't support the weight.
What can I do to bring this plant back to good health so that it will flower again?
Don't let it totally dry out between waterings but don't let it stay damp either. Hope this helps!
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When a peace lily droops it is almost invariably because the soil has become too dry. This is a plant that is pretty hard to overwater. It is quite possible that yours needs a thorough watering every 2 to 3 days. Try that and I suspect that you will see an improvement.
As an alternative, you can move your plant into a pot one size larger. However, repotting will deter any flower production. Peace lilies must be quite potbound to flower. Think about it: yours stopped flowering after you repotted; then it started to flower again recently after it had become potbound once again.
My advice is to keep it in the same pot, but water more frequently.
BTW, a north-facing window is fine for peace lilies, as the success of your plant amply demonstrates. Keep it where it is!