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I was gifted this areca palm about 8 months ago. It was fine for the first 3-4 months. After that it has started yellowing, the fronds are not straight as well. Earlier I used to water it about once every 10 days which I realized was too less for this plant. For the past 3-4 months, I have been watering it regularly every 4-5 days making sure the soil is moist in Virginia heat. It used to get decent sunlight sitting near a window in my bedroom (never direct in sunlight). Recently I have started keeping it out in the balcony during evening (again not in direct light) for more sun. I fertilized it 2-3 times with granular fertilizer in last 8 months making sure it gets some nutrients. The fronds are yellow are very brittle, sometimes they just get uprooted when the handling the plant for watering. I have added a straw for support so as to keep they straight but doesn't seem to do much. Please take a look and tell me what's wrong with it? Does it need repotting? Do I need to change the water type (I use tap water) and watering frequency? Does it need any specific micro-nutrient like Iron, Manganese or Zinc? ( I used a generic orchid one that I had) I hope it's not too late and I can save it. Please ignore my mistakes if any, I am a first time plant owner. Thanks! enter image description hereAreca Yellowing

  • Sorry, that plant is beyond help. – kevinsky Jul 19 at 11:07

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