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This one is a plant that prefers low light situations, so reasonable indirect daylight is good. It won't have done it any favours leaving it near your grow light, but I'd be surprised if the brown tips occurred so rapidly as a result, so I'm assuming they'd started before you moved the plant. Keep it away from any heat source (your grow light may also be ...


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you should use cooler water whenever possible. water holds greater amounts of oxygen at cooler temperatures. and since roots love oxygen it becomes beneficial for the whole plant to use COOLER water. not cold cold water as it will shock your roots/plant.


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I would not choose either palm as an indoor plant. They are smaller and fast growing which makes them popular with the growers but if they are grown in less than optimum conditions (which is typical of indoor conditions, dim and dry) they can be stressed easily. Areca palms will get spider mites if conditions are not optimum and there is a source. Once ...


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Assuming you want it as a houseplant, choose an Areca palm - compared to Chamaedora cataracturum (Cat palm), its easy care. The so called cat palm requires a tropical environment, with very bright light, whereas Areca will do fine in lower light conditions in normal temperatures, without requiring excessive humidity. I wouldn't say either was better than the ...


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The only use I know of for baking soda is to control powdery mildew. The pictures are not clear enough to see if that's what the plants have but powdery mildew does not cause the kind of wilting that we can see. This plant is the night blooming jasmine or Cestrum nocturnum, a flowering shrub native to the west Indies but now naturalized in Asia, South ...



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