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High dosage of herbicide application and possible almond tree damage

Recently I have started working in a massive orchard. But apparently, the management is not that great. Following the herbicide applications, I noticed that they are mixing glyphosate and dicamba. ...
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African Daisy Curling

My african daisies were okay during seedlings. I was gone for a month and asked my uncle to take care for it awhile. When I came back my uncle told me they grew like that (curly) and only one was long ...
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My rosemary leaves are turning yellow then brown

My rosemary leaves have started to turn yellow then brown. I’ve tried changing the watering schedule thinking I gave them too much, but that didn’t help, then I tried adding more water - no change. ...
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Browning leaves on a cherry sapling

After years of failed attempts, I recently harvested a small cherry sapling about 6 1/2 inches tall for soil line to top) from a tree my grandfather planted as a young man. It is very important to me ...
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Why do all the flower that come out on my Rhododendron never fully open? All the light purple flowers show up but never completely open up [closed]

All the light purple flowers show up every year like other plant in the yard but none of the flowers completely open up like they are glued shut. This has been happening for years. The bush had ...
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Yucca stems drooping after repotting - what should I do next?

Last August, some 10 months ago, I repotted my yucca from a tall narrow oval-shaped pot into the larger pot it's in now. Ever since the repot it's been ailing, starting with dying leaves at the bottom ...
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Large outdoor jasmine dying

Jasmine vine suddenly dying My very large, very established jasmine started wilting and dying. I pruned the original dying areas but now all of it is dying . It is outdoors growing over a pergola. One ...
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Schefflera help

My schefflera that I have had for 18+ years just started to have some issues. From the bottom the leaves are turning brown and stalks are falling off. I am seeing tan spots on the leaves. It has moved ...
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Tiny Holes in a few hibiscus leaves. Also slight yellowing

What to do? Hibiscus plants Tiny holes and slight yellowing on leaves. Looked like very small ants on the leaves. Also thought I saw a small small whitish spider
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What is wrong with my parsley? (in flowerpot, leaves dying - first dots then entire ones)

Plant is indoor, but in place with a lot of light, Eastern exposure with buildings blocking only small part of it (maybe too much of it?). Windows are covered by something that supposedly is UV screen....
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Rubber Plant Leaves Turning Red and Dropping

We bought a rubber plant maybe 5 months ago. Looked like it was thriving inside the OSH store we bought it from. Probably not the best thing to do but we repotted it when we got home (Miracle Grow + ...
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Why are my raspberry leaves drying up but still green?

Raspberry plants have leaves that start to dry and curl up. The leaves are crisp and crinkly. It starts at the leaf edge and eventually the whole leaf is dried up. I planted these last year and didn’t ...
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Dying Pachysandra

The pachysandra on one side of my front yard died gradually in the past two years, but the other side (last photo) is OK. I have an irrigation system, and water everywhere regularly. I live in Long ...
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Brownish dry semicircles on colocasia esculenta leaf edges (taro)

This taro plant was rooted in water, then placed in a 3 inch pot. When roots filled up the pot, I repotted it in a 4.5 inch pot. After this, these semicircular dry brown edge marks appeared. The plant ...
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Grape vine identify disease

I would like to ask what could be the problem with my vine. The vine grows near the wall in central Europe and so far there has been no problem with it. This year, however, it started to dry from the ...
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Peace lily green spots growing in pot

I checked on my peace lily and I see these weird yellowish green spots in the soil around it… what are these?? Are they dangerous?? What do I do
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Help! How can I save my acer with drooping / scorched leaves?

I grew this Acer from a seedling and have had it about 20 years so I desperately want to save it if I can! A couple of weeks ago the Spring buds were opening and it looked like it was all coming to ...
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Thuja Arborvitae Trees, 2 yr

I planted 10 Thuja fast growing Arborvitae trees 2 yr. ago. They are about 3-4 ft tall now. Just the other day I noticed very small light green balls on 4 of them. I don't know if this is normal or ...
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What is killing my trees? (Northern Utah) [closed]

Our cherry tree is completely dead, our flowering parking strip tree is very nearly dead, and our apple tree seems to be well on its way. What on earth is happening here?
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Is my rainbow cactus able to be saved

My rainbow cactus has fallen over and broken. Can the top part that broken bit able to be replanted?
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New Raspberry plant dying [closed]

I bought three berry bushes from Home Depot About four weeks ago. A red raspberry, a blackberry and a golden raspberry. I also a few black roots from the nearby Canyon. So far the one I pulled from ...
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Jasmine losing leaves

My jasmine started (about a week ago) losing leaves. I didn't pay it much attention at the time as it was only a few and since they were from the base, my cat could have knocked them down. Now, though,...
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Purple spots on a common potato plant

A few months ago, after discarding some store bought purple potatoes that had gone old, I managed to grow some nice potato plants. Recently, however, I have been noticing purple blotches on the leaves ...
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Desert Rose Help

My Nana passed away a few years ago and she left me 4 desert roses and I love them. I have never been good with plants but I have been proud that I have not killed them. I have even repotted them once ...
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Saving a rubber tree

A friend gave me a 4 month old rubber tree about 8 months ago. Unfortunately its gone from being healthy, with 10 leaves to rundown and leafless. It is just inside an east facing window, is not ...
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Oregano plant leaves drying up

I had bought this oregano from a store and had repotted it in a slightly bigger pot. The leaves had dry edges at the store. I kept it in shade for a week then kept it in full sun. After some days some ...
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My rose plant in distress

My rose plant which I bought from nursery doesn't look healthy. It makes buds but they eventually turn brown or not grow to size. Leaves are turning brown as well. Please advice what could be problem.
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Red Apple Groundcover Dying

Have red apple ground cover (Aptenia cordifolia), usually very green and very hardy! However, over the past few days, it seems it has quickly been dying back. It seems to be in splotches. Is this ...
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Yellow Spots on Coconut Palm - Seeking Advice [duplicate]

Our Coconut Pal is getting yellow spots. We are encountering a problem with our Coconut Palm; it's developing yellow spots. I researched similar issues and found a discussion about brown spots on a ...
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Potted indoor olive tree with browned, curled, and dried leaves and branches. I need help. How to revive?

In November, I bought a 1.80m potted Olive Tree to keep inside my London flat. Pot diameter 20cm. Location By to a south-facing floor-to-ceiling window. Occasionally, I move it from the side of ...
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What’s wrong with the plant in this photo?

I have an unknown ground covering plant in a garden bed in the San Francisco Bay Area that is a mixture of green and parts that look dead and decaying. See photo. It’s had a lot of rain over the last ...
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What's happened to this snake plant? Is it revivable?

I’ve noticed my snake plant seems to have quickly (within a few days) changed from appearing ‘normal’ for the past 18 months to looking like this. I don’t know much about these plants and only ...
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Black spots on my ruby ficus elastica

Does anyone know what these black spots on my ficus are and how to treat? I had to put it out in the sun when my house was being painted, could it be sunburn? Or maybe a fungus?
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Arborvitae tree

Our arborvitae was damaged by a lawn mower that hit the base of the tree. About a 4th of the tree is now brown (likely dead). If the dead section is removed, can the tree be resuscitated or ...
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Help with my corn plant

I received this plant in the hopes of making it thrive but it’s not. I have a humidifier, mist it daily and keep the soil appropriate for winter. I recently removed the dead leaves bit at the bottom ...
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I think I have peace lily and the looks not so great

I have kept them around two months and the first time I got it was looking really good and then I can put them into new pot. That’s all I didn’t change the soil and I water it for a few days it just ...
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My Vinca ( Madagascar Periwinkle ) leaves has black spot & curling [duplicate]

I am from Mumbai India. My Vinca ( Madagascar Periwinkle ) leaves have black spot & curling, 15 days old plant brought from local Nursery . I planted it in balcony on the 6th floor. I used potting ...
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Dracaena Cane is dying please help

Heyyy. I bought this beautiful plant in the summer and it has been through a lot between moving n being knocked over to a few weeks of no watering. It was still healthy though! Recently it’s been ...
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Euterpe precatoria getting brown spots and brown dry leafs

My Euterpe precatoria has had small brown spots on its leaves for some time now. Over time, these became larger and larger, turning into large brown spots. Recently, however, the green leaves have ...
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Is my fairy castle cactus infected with a fungus?

The cactus was a vibrant green when bought and has been slowly turning brown over time. It's only watered when the soil is dry, about 2-3 weeks apart. The soil drains quick. More or less water doesn't ...
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Dragon tree leaves drooping and falling off – Can it be saved and should I trim the stems?

Edit: I reposted this on Reddit and from the answers I got there I decided on repotting, trimming the leaves and lightly trimming the stems. Going to hope for the best now. Cheers. Is it too late to ...
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Red agleonema has yellowing leaves?

Some of the leaves have stared turning yellow and drooping. The soil is completely dry right now but I was afraid the yellowing was because of overwatering. Please help :)
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Neon pothos plant needs to grow leaf again

I have a neon pothos plant. First pic is its original state (IMG_1258), second pic is post-being bitten by a Beagle (IMG_6078) Before After I took it to a horticulturalist after it developed brown ...
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Deformed Leaves on Newly Grafted Citrus Tree

I'm reaching out because I've noticed some unusual deformities in the leaves of my Washington Navel Orange tree (grafted in September this year), and I'm a bit puzzled about the cause. I've attached a ...
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Help My Mango Tree Is Dying!

My sapling was doing amazing throughout the summer and as it grew I changed its pot and added more dirt. It was doing good but then as September hit the leaves started to turn yellow and I thought it ...
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Purple blisters on my opuntia cactus, need advice

I've had my cactus for a couple years now and it's been doing fine up until a couple weeks ago. It started producing these strange purple blisters where the fuzz comes out. I've been searching ...
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My Cat Palm Has Dark Brown Streaks , brown leaf tips & worm bugs coming out of the stem

I’ve had this Cat Palm for about 2 months. It was on clearance at Home Depot & wasn’t super healthy looking when I bought it. I thought I’d try to save it. I have been inconsistent in watering it- ...
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Are these photinia's roots normal?

They've got an orangish colour, is it normal for this plant?
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Arborvitae has been cut beyond the growth line, will they ever grow back?

They look like heck. All I see is branches in the 3 foot spot in the middle of my 15 foot arborvitae where the gardeners trimmed back too deep. All I see are brown twigs. Will it grow back?
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Lemon are Sour Orange with many sharp thorns

Yields Hundred r better Orange color fruit. It could produce Alam if you can feel me. I'm wanting the fruit it produces to be consumed instead of a tripping in rotten Orange/ Lemon slip n slide!!! I ...
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