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White residue in leaves?

What’s this white residue in these leaves?
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Is my Kentia Palm beyond saving?

I bought two Kentia palms about a month ago and over the last few days they seem to be dying. I noticed that a lot of the lower leaves were going very dark and turning crunchy so I cut those off at ...
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Could you help me with the name of this plant?

This plant started getting dry, but I have no idea what is this plant called so I don't know how to treat it the best way.
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Which Fertilizers to use?

I have a Gardenia, anthrium and peace lily indoors. For my other plants, I use NPK (7+3+6) for the green plants, NPK (3.5 + 6 + 6 ) for blossom plants and another NPK(4+1.5+4) for all purpose. My ...
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Areca Palm - Expert Assesment Please

Earlier this afternoon I took delivery of a 170cm Areca Palm, via an online purchase from a reputable horitcultural company. It was relieved to be taken out of the box and plastic wrapper and ...
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what is the yellow/tan thin crust on both of ceramic pot holding an indoor palm plant

I have a large palm plant in my office in a ceramic pot which drains into a matching ceramic dish. Recently, a thin yellow or tan crust have formed on the planter right at the bottom. I can remove it ...
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Is 90% - 95% humidity too much for mint / basil / tomatoes?

I just got a new Socker greenhouse from Ikea and have been trying to grow herbs inside of it. I noticed my mint and basil started to grow brown spots and a chopstick I inserted into the soil has this ...
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Is this some fungus?

This is one of the leaves of my neon pothos. It's been turning brown since past 2-3 days. This is the only leaf showing this particular issue. Will the brown wilting continue in the entire branch or ...
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avocado plant from water to soil

I have just potted a home grown avocado plant from water to soil and day 2 of repotting and the leaves are drooping. Should I move back into water or just wait and hope for the best?
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Pruning Echeveria/Graptopetalum/Pachyphytum flowering stalk: What does it do?

If I prune the flowering stalk of the Echeveria or its relatives just under the first flower, leaving a stem with the leaves on it, will it branch? make new flowering stalks? New plantlets which I can ...
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Is a metal stock tank okay for worms?

I am worried about using a metal stock tank for my worms. I heard that is is ally bad for fish, so wasn't sure about worms. Just starting out and it is what I have on hand to begin with. Hoping ...
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Is overhead watering bad for all flowering plants?

What about ground covers that flower (e.g. dianthus)? I understand that a little bit of an overhead shower is needed now and then but ground covers are just too low and wide spread to be watered from ...
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White spots on cactus

I’m fairly new to gardening but purchased some cactus’ last year. I noticed one started to develop a white spot on the side of it. I isolated this cactus into its own pot. Any idea’s what it is or ...
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What is this 20ft tall vine-like trunk? [on hold]

This is in Central Texas and looks to have been topped off at some point. The vines converge into the ground at its base. Apologies for the obstructed image.
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Indoor Coffee Plant Grow Light Amount

I’m trying to grow some coffee plants inside and I have no good place where they get all their needs so I want to start with a blank slate and control everything myself. I know coffee plants like ...
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Help! What is wrong with this Coleus? Overwatered? Underwatered?

Not entirely sure this IS a Coleus plant so apologies if I'm getting it wrong from the start! Currently housesitting for a friend and while it was looking a little limp when she left, it's taken a ...
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How far should wires be if nailed straight onto a brick wall?

When training climbing roses onto a wall without the use of an arbor, how much space do you leave in between from wall to wires?
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Why do the leaves of my new Chinese Evergreen turn yellow even if I wait 5 weeks between watering?

Is there any way to tell when a Chinese evergreen really needs watering? After maintaining a Chinese evergreen for 24 years, it died of old age. This plant taught me to wait till it drooped before ...
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Are cherries from the market irradiated?

I bought some sweet cherries in season last summer and decided to see if I could germinate some for planting. I "de-nutted" maybe 20+ of them and placed them in damp paper towels in the refrigerator ...
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perlite on its own for succulents

What is your experience with using perlite on its own for planting succulents? I add slow-release pellets for start-up, but will feed with liquid fertilizer when plants establish themselves. The ...
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What are these spots on my new bamboo palm?

Hi all! I’m new to gardening and want to know what’s going on with this palm I just bought from the Home Depot. There are white spots near the roots that look like fungus to me, brown spots higher up ...
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Does amyone know what type of bonsai tree this is

I got this tree about a week ago but i dont know what type it is help someone
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What is this very nice looking cactus/succulent?

I inherited this hardy little succulent and I don't know what it is. It's draught tolerant, healthy, and has survived me raising it so I know it's a real survivor. Any ideas would be great. Thanks!
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What is my Sago Palm releasing into the air and is it seasonal?

I just bought a small Sago Palm and it's been sitting in my room for the last week. It doesn't have a flower spike, so I assume it's not releasing spores. But it gives off a slight musky smell, and my ...
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Mango plant drying out after rubbing off white small insects

My plant was full of white small insects really small ones and a lot of them in big amount on a small surface of the leaves and branches.. and instead of using soap and olive oil solution i started to ...
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Coriander legging

Should I continue growing this potted coriander now that it has started legging? I maybe have started too early in the winter and the sun just wasn’t plentiful enough.
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Trying to identify this houseplant

I was given some cuttings of this plant but I can't seem to identify it so I can care for it properly. Can someone please identify it? Thanks
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Indoor cat palm is dying

I bought a cat palm about a month ago and after about 2 weeks it started showing some yellowing and then browning. I'm an indoor plant noob so I can't tell if this is due to over watering or ...
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Fittonia Root Rot (Overwatered)

I’ve had this plant for almost a year as my first plant. A few days ago I saw that it was starting to wilt, having had this issue before, I watered more, since the it usually wilted when I forgot to ...
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Urgent treatment for Echeverias, in mid-winter

My E. Purpusorum has begun to shrivel its bottom leaves and just by touching the plant it came-off. The roots seem to have died, but I still have a chance to root the stem. This species seems ...
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Viburnum Tinus buds getting dry

My parents gave me a couple of months ago a Viburnum Tinus (aka Laurustinus, or Durillo in spanish). It had a lot of "bud bundles" (I don't know the technical name for that, sorry), that looked nice ...
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How can I control scale insects on an indoor olive?

Earlier this year I moved into an apartment with an indoor garden: effectively a balcony that can be opened up in summer and closed off in winter on both the external and internal side. Unfortunately ...
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Why would this farm soil need be scorched? [on hold]

I recently came across this gif (pronounced jif) image online and it seems that a tractor has some sort of blowtorch attachment, and thus scorching the soil.. Is there a purpose for this or is it ...
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Succulents in silica sand

I can't find a proper succulent mix in the stores in my area. Online items too have bad reviews. I still managed to find a product that seems okay. It is silica sand. The product looks like coarse ...
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Can anyone tell me what this grass/weed is? [closed]

Can anyone tell me what this stuff is? It's all over my back yard and I haven't found any pictures of it on any web sites. https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipM0-ygJwK8pmm1kMBLfdP8FLq5ij288Rwahz2Hc
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How to help a cold-damaged miniature rose

I just bought a miniature rose from the store & placed it on my kitchen table, next to a window. In the morning, I found the leaves closest to the window were curled and dry looking, some having ...
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Neon pothos turning green. Why?

My neon pothos leaves recently started showing green color from the edges. Why is this happening? Cut marks also keep appearing on the leaves out of nowhere. Is it due to some fungus or pest?
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Areca Palm splaying outwards?

Looking for some advice on my Areca Palm. I've had it about 18months, and it's been growing upright quite happily. I needed to move it while I did some renovation work on my house, and since it has ...
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Correct spacing between roses

I have 3 hybrid tea's and a grandiflora in pots that i wish to transplant to the ground this spring but im unsure about the right spacing distance between each them. I've been reading about it on the ...
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This plant doesn’t want to stay alive

I have searched everywhere. It was given to me by a friend who kept almost killing it. Consequently, I keep almost killing it too because I can’t figure out what it is or how to care for it. There ...
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How to save this Kalanchoe red lips?

I've had this plant for about 9 months now. At first it was doing fine, with a few baby plants growing on the sides of the main stem. Then the leaves started drying out and falling, bottom to top, ...
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Distance and spacing of LED growlights for propagation

I am planning to make an indoor propagation setup which consists of h:30cm x w:40 x L:50cm recycled polystyrene boxes and full spectrum LED panels. Clearly, the biggest limitation is height in this ...
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What to do for the young avocado plant with brown spots on its leaves?

I've read the answers to two similar questions but as the answers were opposing, i couldn't be sure what action to take. Here is what I have: Here (Figure 1) is my Avocado plant, which i had potted ...
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Tomato plants: together or separate and replant?

I am growing some tomato plants indoor this season. I always burry 2-3 seeds together just in case one does not sprout. Each pellet containes the exact same species of plant. Can the tomato plants ...
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Getting a Garden/Landscaping Design reviewed

I hope this isn't off-topic. I've got a garden design sketched out for my back yard. Part of my enjoyment of this project is designing the garden and then making my design into reality. That said, I'...
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Why is this cane growing slow, and having yellow leaves?

My Dieffenbachia plant is not doing too well right now. All the other leaves yellowed up and fell off. These remaining ones are barely moving (as in, not opening up quickly). I have a suspicion ...
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Can the bulb of the gloxi split into two by cutting it?

Would i want to know if the two bulb halves will still shoot?
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What is this climber called?

Is it a fast grower? Can it be planted in zone 9 and in climate that's hot and dry with little rainfall?
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By cross-pollination of two gloxins we will get new hybrids?

What colors will the hybrids result from these two combinations?
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Gloxinia has twisted leaves

I have more gloxies, which i care for the same, and that all are in the same place, but i do not know why some of them turn their leaves. Can you help me? Thanks a lot!

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