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That's a sure sign of stress.Don’t water your jade plant on a schedule. Rather, water your jade plant when the top of soil is just dry to the touch. Also see the soil at the base of the plant, if it's dry water it.The most important factors to consider when growing jade houseplants is water, light, temperature, and fertilizer.Every plant needs some type of ...


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That is a very nice Jade plant. The leaves look plump which means they have enough water. How much you should water depends on the light levels, soil type and the pot arrangements. in winter months reduce water quantity so the leaves are still plump to the touch. optimum soil type is sharp sand (builder's sand) with a little organic matter like peat moss ...


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The key thing with any plant in a pot of compost is that the roots must get air (oxygen, actually). Overwatering is the most common error. Stick your finger on the soil surface and drag it across the surface a short way. If it feels wet and soil sticks to your finger, you should not water. An alternative is to use a wooden skewer/stick/chop-stick. Shove it ...


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Hydroponic solutions can be made up yourself and you need to supply npk as well as the 10 trace elements. However, the components required for these recipes usually come in 25-50 pound bags. So, for small scale growing you need to purchase solutions that are premade. Some of these concentrated solutions are incompatible so they are split into a solution A ...


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If it's on a window cill, maybe the temperature immediately around it is colder than you imagine. Your room temperature maybe one thing, but if it's placed behind curtains it will be considerable colder. We've had temperatures to well below 0'C in your part of the U.K., I'm within about 50 miles of you, so have been aware of local temps.


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Adenium obesum is a succulent. Like most succulents, it needs very little watering and will suffer if over-watered. These problems can be made worse if the soil is not a rapidly draining medium. You say that the soil appears to be peat-based, which is not good for a succulent. Peat helps to hold moisture in, which is the opposite of what a succulent needs. A ...


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It may have outgrown its pot. Perhaps take it out and see how densely packed the roots are.


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If a new frond appeared after a week of absence was it being overwatered? Some ferns like dry shade, others damp shade. Which type is yours?


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It is likely that the roots of your plant have grown to occupy the entire volume of soil in the pot. There is no soil left to retain moisture. You can check this by popping the plant out of its pot. If all you see is root then it is time for a larger pot. Purchase a pot one size larger than the existing add fresh soil to the bottom of the new pot. ...



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