Questions tagged [diagnosis]

Gathering of information and facts to determine the root cause of a plant that is failing to thrive.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
1answer
23 views

Can I save this Northfork Pine?

I recently re-potted this guy to a pot thang would drain at the bottom and have moved him over the course of a few months to a spot that has more light. The color has continued to get darker and the ...
1
vote
1answer
64 views

Avocado leaves dying: is it the fungus or the fungicide?

My 18-month-old avocado tree has had a fungus a couple times, which I have successfully treated with a generic fungicide spray for ornamental plants (Penconazole, Dodine). It lives indoors year-round ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

Philodandron is slowly yellowing/browning and losing leaves

Hi fellow plant lovers. A month ago I got a philodandron and it started losing leaves. It hasn't stopped since then and I'm afraid it's going to die :/ Environment: tropical climate (25C to 28C ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

Is the sweet potato beyond saving?

The whole story start off as an accident. At the beginning, we bought some sweet potato and mean to cook them, but we forgot one at the bottom of a chair and next time we discover it, there were green ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

What causes the peony leaves to curl up?

The leaves in couple of our peonies curl up as if its burned up due to excessive heat (see pictures below). We live in the pacific northwest and the plants just came back to life as the weather is ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Parsley in a jar - looks miserable and sick

Yesterday (Apr 9) I bought a fresh tuft of parsley at the supermarket, packed in a paper cone with its roots still wet. Never seen before, they claim it would stay fresh if properly treated. So, ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

What causes grape leaves to brown and how do I correct it?

I have planted two types of grapes along with a passion fruit vine that I want to cover an arbour for shade in the summer and fruit of course. I planted them in December and they grew fairly well ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Pepper plants dropping fruit when they get to be the size of a pea

We have planted peppers in "earth boxes". They look great, blossom freely and set fruit. Then the fruit falls off. ??
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Skinny, scrawny Baobab with two main stems?

I was given a stick of baobab from Senegal which I dutifully planted in a mix of soil and sand. At some point it split into two, so that there are now two trunks with a tuft of leaves at the end of ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Tree Philodendron brown and black tips

This Tree Philodendron was doing fine and after re-potting it, it sprouted new leaf which was perfect. However, the plant soon began to wilt (the new shoot only) and now one older leaf has some black ...
0
votes
2answers
85 views

Huge fungi in the cactus pot

A year ago or so, my cactus started developing yellow spots all over and was diagnosed with a fungal infection. As instructed, I got an antifungal spray (copper-based) and was spraying it once a week ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Avocado tree to skinny

What can I do to make it fuller Avocado tree. About 4 months old Only 3 leaves 21” tall. Already pinched back 2 times. South facing window indoors daytime diffused light. Direct sun one day burnt 2 ...
3
votes
1answer
31 views

What are these Mites/Aphids on Bamboo?

We live in Pune, India which has a dry climate. We see these aphids or mites on the leaves of our bamboo. The round cocoons are on the under side of the leaves. (Is cocoon the correct word?) The ...
2
votes
0answers
40 views

What's wrong with my pilea peperomioides?

I recently moved this little Pilea to a windowsill of a south-east facing window. This means it gets some direct morning sun, whereas before it was in a room with a skylight and only got indirect ...
2
votes
0answers
34 views

What is wrong with my variegated pittosporum?

All the green-ish leaves visible on the lower branches in the photo is what the plant was when i first got it last year. Ever since, all the newer growth has been slow to come through out the season ...
2
votes
1answer
40 views

Granny's Maranta Leuconeura (prayer plant) is dying. PLEASE HELP!

Thank you so much for your time. My grandmother passed away last year and her plants were the first of her things we wanted to preserve. I've been horrible at raising plants, giving them to granny to ...
0
votes
0answers
100 views

Moringa tree has yellow leaves

My Moringa tree is in a pot, it's about 3 ft' tall, leaves keep getting yellow and fall off. I read that Epsom salt is good and coffee. Any suggestions? It gets full sun in New Orleans.
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Can this tree be saved?

This is an Amur Maple, Acer Ginnala "Flame", planted in USDA zone 4 about 15 years ago. There are others like it planted in the neighbourhood who also have the cracks in the trunk this one does. I ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

Can someone help me diagnose what is wrong with my cactus and how do I treat it?

Does anyone know what is happening to my cactus. It was a beautiful specimen when I got it and was fine for a year or so, but then it gradually started with the browning and weird skin disease. It ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Lace Aloe (a.Aristata)after separating in two

I have split a rather young lace aloe (Picture 1). After splitting, drying, and replanting both, the smaller piece is thriving but the larger “half” is (again, I think) rotting lance by lance (Picture ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

Blackberry bushes with No Berries . Thornless berries puchased from Conservation Dept

I purchase 8 thornless blackberry bushes from the local Pa. (Wayne County) Conservation Dept. about 8 years ago. They look vigorous and in good, loamy soil and have good drainage with full sun. They ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

Prickly pear cactus needs help

Hi all, I recently moved into a rental with this mature, potted prickly pear out front. While it didn’t look great at move in, it has definitely gotten worse in the last couple of weeks, with more ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

Pomegranate bonsai looks ill (reddish brown leaves and leaf curl)

I live in coastal Virginia zone 7b and have had a small pomegranate bonsai for 6 years now. Unfortunately last spring it started to show signs of stress or nutritional deficiency. The leaves started ...
2
votes
1answer
234 views

What could be causing these yellow spots on my tomato leaves

I have a couple tomato plants that have small yellow spots on the leaves. These plants are about 6 weeks old. I'm planning on transplanting them to my garden this weekend. Any idea what caused this ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

White/tan papery patches on cilantro leaves

Leaves on my cilantro plants started looking like this. Any idea what this could be? I have two plants that I bought grown and replanted in a bed outside. I’m in SC.
2
votes
2answers
46 views

Browning / Curling leaf on a Brook cherry sapling

I have a Brook Cherry sapling planted from seed that has some browning/curling around one of its bottom-most leaves (leaf #1) and slight curling of its other bottom most leaf (leaf #2). The seed came ...
1
vote
1answer
60 views

Young Mango Tree Dying

Could anyone tell me how to save this tree? I am in planting zone 9b, so I know it is not the climate. When I had it in a pot outside and neglected to water it, the leaves turned brown too. I started ...
2
votes
2answers
55 views

Citrus saplings in need of some help wants to grow! Please help!

I have been trying to grow a pair of lemon saplings (from seed) with much care as to not over water. I previously tried to grow some from seeds and several unfortunately did not survive (due to my ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

My Norway Spruce is Dying

https://imgur.com/IN6LCDu https://imgur.com/8lbVDFe (Follow links for pictures) I got some trees for Christmas, and most of them are thriving, but my Norway Spruce is not doing too hot. At first, I ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

Aloe vera sickness

(https://i.stack.imgur.com/YzUrl.jpg) My aloevera plant was having black and brown spots on it. So I asked on gardening stack exchange for the same. (Why is my aloe vera plant having plant spots?). ...
2
votes
1answer
27 views

Yellow-brown spots on Dracana Fragrans

I know there have been a few similar questions posed but was hoping to get some additional clarity. My Dracana Fragans has experience some spotting over the last couple of months, mostly on new ...
1
vote
1answer
97 views

My money plant is dieing out. Please help!

I have got the money plant as a Christmas gift last year on 2018. It was indoor till October 2019 at my office window. i used to take care of it, watering whenever required. but post October month it ...
3
votes
3answers
440 views

Purple leaves on Tomato?

I have six tomato plants pair of 2 in 3 pots. All of my tomato plants are having purple leaves due to which the plant is not growing well. I have also added vermicompost. Then ,Why is it so ? Is it ...
2
votes
3answers
122 views

Spider plant getting brown. Too cold or over-watering?

This spider plant was doing really fine until winter struck. Now the plant was outside in y balcony, was kept away from cold drafts. I was really careful with the watering and watered after the soil ...
0
votes
1answer
111 views

Is this Arrowhead vine healthy?

This is my second arrowhead vine plant. The plant is still in the same pot it came from nursery. I will be soon re-potting it in a ceramic pot. But the plant is very droopy and looks like it is sad. ...
3
votes
1answer
167 views

What is wrong with my kalanchoe blossfeldiana?

I bought this lovely girl for my mom last May at Vons, and kept it alive since then. It's been in continual bloom. It gets plenty of shade and sun, and I bring it inside at night and back out in the ...
0
votes
2answers
70 views

What are those white spots? Are they mould & harmful?

I have an indoor plant located at the windows of my kitchen. I water it every 2-3 days with rice water and the plant has been growing well. Recently I spotted some white spot at the soil of the ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

What causes a planted seed not have leaves

I started a avacado tree from seed and it is about two feet tall but it only has new leaves at the top of it and the rest is bare stalk. what do I need to do to make it make more leaves.
2
votes
1answer
63 views

Young mango tree leaves get blackish and fall off

I have planted a mango seed and it was growing fine until a few days ago I noticed that one of the leaves had started going blackish. When I touched it, it fell. Yesterday I noticed that another one ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

Wondering why my Ocean Spider Plant is not thriving

A friend of mines had given me this Ocean Plant about six months ago. It has not made the long spider babies that normally come out. I was wondering if someone can suggest what Im doing wrong or if ...
2
votes
1answer
223 views

Why is my aloe vera plant having plant spots?

My aloe vera plant is having black and brown spots. Help me figure it out .
0
votes
2answers
90 views

My small avocado plant is dying

I think my small avocado plant is dying. I spent 15 days somewhere else for my holiday. Before I left my plant was perfectly healthy and lovely (photo below). I told my roommate to water it on Dec. ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

White & red mould/fungus growing on my tree

I've just noticed these horrible white/red mould patches on my tree. I'm in the UK, it is winter here. Could someone please tell me what it is and how do I get rid of it. The tree is above 25ft tall ...
0
votes
2answers
83 views

Is this one of the incurable Canna Indica viruses?

More higher resolution images are here: http://imgur.com/gallery/sD2T1qN
1
vote
1answer
33 views

What do I do with these roselle plants?

Due to other work, I was unable to transplant these roselle plants to smaller containers. Their roots grew tangled and the leaves were very sparse and discoloured/reddish tipped. Though these bore one ...
0
votes
1answer
96 views

Nerve Plant Bleaching/Yellowing

I've had this Nerve plant for about a year and a half and it is one of my favorite plants. It has always been a consistent grower and never given me any trouble. In the last few weeks, the plant has ...
0
votes
1answer
178 views

Crispy wave fern leaf skeletal

I have had a crispy wave fern for a couple of months now and its overall health seems pretty good with the exception of one leaf that has a skeletal look, see the picture below. It seems to propagate ...
1
vote
1answer
55 views

What went wrong with my potted creeping fig?

I bought this ice caps creeping fig in September, and it's just not doing very well. The leaves are very dry and brown looking, and I haven't seen any new leaves since shortly after we got it; I'm not ...
1
vote
1answer
73 views

Washing roots to make sure it has no hidden insects?

My red pepper plant isn't doing too great, so I decided to check the soil and it had dark red worms. I took it out of the pot, and removed all the soil from the roots with a water hose (or so I ...
3
votes
2answers
57 views

How to clean and find if the garden is level

I am cleaning a house previously held by my deceased mother in law and now I am onto cleaning the garden and finding if the ground is level to set up cemented slab for base of a shed I ordered. I ...

1
2
3 4 5
22