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What is wrong with my orchid? Tips of leaves are turning brown and soft

I have a relatively young Miltoniopsis orchid that is suffering from browning on the leaves. This had happened previously, it went away, and is now happening again. In the first picture you can see ...
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New Fig Tree Leaves Dying

Our fig trees budded and new leaves emerged, but after about a week the edges turned brown and the leaves have curled up and died. Only two leaves are left on one of the trees, though new buds are ...
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Spots on Shady Lady leaves - steps to improve

I recently had a Shady Lady tree, (Bucida buceras) the black olive tree), installed in my yard. This was the biggest and best-looking tree at the nursery but I am now realizing why it might have been ...
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Black spots near the roots of my Areca Plant and leaves turning grey and brown!

I have had this areca plant for about 8 months. Lately I have been noticing a lot of brown and grey leaves and even whole stems. I cut off those leaves and removed the stems from the root which were ...
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Yellow/black spots on front and white spots on back of alocasia frydek leaves

I brought this alocasia frydek home almost two weeks ago. It appeared (to me) to be very healthy at the time, and I potted it in a (I thought) concrete pot that I found at a thrift store. Here it is ...
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White patches on chilli plant leaves - leaves dying

I've moved my chili plants to a brand new greenhouse after growing them from seed indoors and within days they've developed these white patches on the leaves, some of them followed by chlorosis and ...
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My Acer leaves are dying as they shoot

⁸ My acer is 2 years old now, I had a problem with scorch last year. This year it started sprouting lovely but now it looks like the new leaves are dead or dying. The red leaves that are there are ...
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What is the cause of my avocado plant´s drooping leaves during the day?

I know that similar questions have already been asked here, but mine has strange circumstances to it. For the past couple of days my avocado plant has been showing some strange patterns of behaviour. ...
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Flower is shedding leaves

My flower is shedding leaves. I have my flower for 6 years. My flower is next to the heater (new place after moving). It is bright. I water it once a week. What can I do?
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Umbrella plant folding up

I just adopted an umbrella plant earlier today and carried it back home on public transport. I’m not sure if the bumpy ride home annoyed it or if something else is wrong but the leaves are starting to ...
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Tobacco Plant Seeds

Hi my mum ordered some tobbaco seeds for me I was wondering if they will survive on my windowsill in uk temperature or will it need a hydroponic light? Or some way of getting more heat as they ...
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Why are the leaves on my draecana marginata dropping

I bought a draecana a few weeks back and the leaves were all facing up, in the past few weeks the leaves have slowly started to droop. The soil was slightly wet when I purchased it so it didnt need ...
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Bird of paradise leaves shriveling, how can I fix it?

The leaves on this Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia Nicolai/banana plant) are folding onto themselves and browning at the edges. I'm struggling to figure out why this is happening. It might be due to the ...
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Philodendron (Philodendron bipinnatifidum maybe?) is turning into liquid

I just got a Philodendron (Philodendron bipinnatifidum maybe?) and the plant was beautiful and lush and within a day of me getting it home it looked like it was rotten. Some of the leaves got brown ...
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My baby lemon tree is getting sick

I planted a couple of lemon seeds in a pot in June 2021 and a baby lemon sprouted. She grew up in a really healthy way. Since then, I have changed the soil and the pot only once. I used regular soil ...
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Vinca seedling turning yellow

I’m growing vinca from seeds under aero garden lighting. Why they had no issue germinating I noticed some of the seedlings are turning yellow. I’m growing them in paper cups with no holes except for ...
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Overcrowding vinca leaves. Any idea?

I have a pot of vinca I took inside for winter. It receives light from aero garden (which I’m not using to grow herbs right now) and indoor temperature is about 70-74 degrees. I’m noticing that ...
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My Calathea zebrina is having burnt edges in almost all leaves and even the new baby leaves are burnt

I have attached the pictures of the plant here. I water sufficiently and I place the plant in moderate humidity and light.
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What causes boxwood hedging to lose its leaves in the UK's winter months?

Boxwood is supposed to be an 'ever-green', yet in the UK it's becoming increasingly noticeable over the past few years how they shed their leaves, especially on the top surface, over the winter months ...
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Why is my croton losing leaves?

My croton has been slowly losing leaves from the bottom upwards for about three years but since it has also been steadily growing and producing new ones at the top, I didn't consider it an issue. ...
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Passion flower leaves are turning yellow

What could be the reason of my Passion Flower leaves turning yellow? And what needs to be done? Thanks!
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Why is my cordyline superstar’s leaves falling off?

Someone lent me a cordyline superstar for the holidays. I don’t know if I gave it the right amount of water (2 glasses each 3 days) but the soil is humid. The problem is that now the base of the ...
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Yellowing and blackening of leaves

I'm not new to keeping plants, but I'd still consider myself a huge amateur. But I'm hoping to change this. I'm sure this question has been asked before, but without the knowledge of terms and plant ...
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Dracaena marginata help

Bought my Dracaena marginata less then a month ago. It was doing great with the occasional loss of a leaf or two. I went out of town for the holidays (5 days) and came back to my plant in complete ...
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Saving My Large Basil Plant - Help?

I have a seven-year-old basil plant which is about 5 feet tall. I accidentally burned all the leaves spraying with the wrong spray bottle. Although the tree was doing well after all the leaves dropped,...
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Help me identify this random plant sprout

This plant started growing in the pot of a small Jade Plant I received about two weeks ago. I the Jade in store bought dirt that I purchased well over a year ago and had stored in Ziploc bags. It also ...
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Peter pepper plant seeding yellow new leaves

I am using my own built green house to prepare some chili plants for next years gardening season. I have planted various seeds and almost all of them have grown into seedlings. I have noticed that one ...
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How can I save my tangerine tree after repotting and leaves curling?

I have a 10 year old tangerine tree. It put on a ton of new leafy growth this summer when I had it outside, but I pruned a lot of the branches to make it look more uniform. It was in a pretty big pot ...
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Are baby gem dense enough for low hedges?

I would like to have a very low hedge: about a foot tall. Are baby gem boxwoods dense enough for that? In other words, will there be enough leaves to cover the branches at the bottom and to look dense?...
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What do I do with sun scorched bell pepper leaves

I live in Florida and have recently started attempting to grow bell peppers. My plants are in a planter and are @ 8 inches tall. But now some of the leaves are sun scorched/burnt. Should I remove the ...
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Why is my mint plant growing new leaves that appears web like

I recently bought this mint plant from walmart and I repotted it in my own pot. it had been doing good until I accidentally left it in the sun too long and it all shriveled. however just after 8 hours ...
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Should I mulch my neighbors' leaves?

My neighborhood is 40 years old. I'm planning to only compost my backyard trees leaves. My front yard has a huge maple infected with scale and aphids, and has iron deficiency. The aphids suck moisture ...
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Oak leaves turn white

My oak sapling was doing well all summer, until a few weeks ago. It has these leaves that turn white. I removed one branch with white leaves already but it still seems to 'spread'. Anyone know what it ...
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Cocos nucifera (coconut palm): Brown leaves. Why?

I bought a coconut plant 4 days ago. It was kind of healthy when I bought it. But today I noticed that the leaves are brown and it seems something is wrong with it. I have watered it once yesterday (...
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Prairiefire Crabapple leaves drying and falling off

I recently planted two Prairiefire Crabapples in my backyard. One of them is currently doing well, while the other one, not so much. I see leaf-scorch in all the leaves and they are falling off. It ...
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Why are leaves on my plant drying and have white spots?

I have a plant (I don't know what kind of a plant is it) which used to be in the hallway of the building I live in. I didn't really take good care of it and most of the leaves dried up and fell off. A ...
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What is causing brown flecks on my mint leaves?

I got these organic mint starts from another garden. They started to have flecks of mostly brown underneath the leaves and some on top. I tried pulling off the affected leaves and then in one instance ...
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What are these yellow spots on the leaves of Arabian jasmine?

My arabian jasmine plants have these yellow spots on the leaves. These appear as a few tiny speckles on a leaf and then slowly (in about a week ) expand to large spots that eventually cover all the ...
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Immediately browned leaves on coral bark maple

Four months ago I transplanted two young maple trees, a coral bark and a Japanese, from nursery pots to larger pots. I went on vacation and the automatic irrigation did not trigger. Both scorched, ...
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Kalanchoe lower leaves yellowing

I have a pretty big Kalanchoe and it looks 99% green, but the bottom leaves are starting to brown and die. Not many of them, just like one at a time I think. Is that normal? If I look online, it says ...
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What is causing the black/yellow spots on my avocado tree?

My avocado tree (about 11 months old and started from seed) has started developing black and yellow spots on it over the past 2/3 weeks. I am unsure if it is being caused by mites, or some kind of ...
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Why are cucumber leaves turning yellow and white and dying off?

My cucumber plants have leaves that are turning yellow and white and dying off. I've had trouble with a virus in the past, but this looks a little different. Any ideas?
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What is going on with this oak tree

I have a rather large oak tree and many of its leaves are turning partially brown (it's mid-to-late July). The tree is in Northeastern Mississippi. A few of the leaves are falling off. I have other ...
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Will succulent leaves grow back?

I recently bought a succulent as part of a gift box for a friend's birthday. I am taking care of it for a bit longer than I was expecting, and I suspect I have over-watered it. It's leaves are ...
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Tomatoes: what is causing leaf discoloration and brown spots on plant? Blight, fungus, or something else? (Pictures Included)

Second-year gardener here and first time poster-- happy for any direction, criticism, or even duplicate marking. Location: Chicago Area, United States Plants: Tomatoes (cherry and plum variants-- ...
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Why the leaves of the Barbados cherry plant are turning yellow?

The leaves of my seven month old Barbados cherry plant are developing pale yellow spots, which then spread till covering the entire leaves. The spreading of the yellow spots to cover an entire leaf ...
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Palm leaves turning brown

I have two indoor palm plants plant 1 : I water it adequately and keep it inside room with adequate bright light not direct sunlight, but the leaves are turning yellow and some places I see rusting ...
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How to identify if it is a pink guava or white guava from plant or leaf

I wanted to plant pink guava because pink guava is rare in my area. It is a small town. White guava is very common here. So, I went to a small nursery here. He sold me a plant of about 5 feet and said ...
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Variegated rubber plant blotches on leaf edges

I have a pot with 3 plants in them. The planter is self watering. I thought it was the weak British summer sun. But it cant be because the leaves not taking the brunt of light are getting it as well ...
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How to avoid black dots and green worms on a lettuce?

Just a week ago, I planted a young letuce in a small pot in my second-floor window. Today, I found these black dots: plus three big green worms (not shown). I have no idea how they got into the ...
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