He is really dead now, and will wither very quickly.
Leaves, after performing their functions for a certain time, wither and die.
On a successful wither the amount of the tea ferment or enzyme is dependent.
Pratense, each whorl of stamens ripens in turn, becoming erect and shedding their pollen; as the anthers wither the filaments bend outwards, and when all the anthers have diverged the stigmas become mature and ready for pollination.
Plants have been found to wither and die in sandy soils containing i a% of water, and in clay soils in which there was still present 8% of water.