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Lemon tree lost all its leaves

My lemon tree lost all its leaves a while ago. I was hoping it would recover but I’m not sure anymore. I’m a little inexperienced with taking care of plants but I’ve scraped a bit of bark off the ...
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Discoloration on Hibiscus leaves

My potted Hibiscus and Jasmine plants come in for the winter. At the end of winter, I started noticing some discoloration while in the house. Now more leafs have the same discoloration, and I don't ...
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Bonsai tree keeps losing leaves

Sorry for asking probably a question that has been asked before, but I really don't know what could I do to improve by bonsai's health. I bought it 1 year ago, and all this time it kept losing leaves. ...
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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 ...
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Boston Fern leaves turning black

I bought this from a nursery a few days ago, and noticed the leaves are turning black. Is this normal? Water: Last watered two days ago, top of soil feels damp but not dripping Light: It's on a ...
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Dwarf Orange Tree growth problems

My dwarf orange tree has stayed the same since it was put into the backyard about 5 years ago . She has grown 5 oranges that were normal. After that she has stayed the same and grows flowers in the ...
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Encourage new leaves along Devil's ivy stem

I have an Devil's Ivy that is a couple of years old. It's been through periods of neglect, but is now getting a lot more attention and is looking pretty healthy overall. It has 5-6 long stems. On a ...
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Why are my Hydrangea leaves going floppy?

I live in Munich, Germany, and have had my hydrangea for several years. It happily moved from the UK (South East) to Munich and survived two winters and a summer. However, this year I decided to ...
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Why are the leaves on my chilli plant turning 'silver'?

The leaves on my chilli plant have recently started turning silver, (as below), they also become thinner and have an 'elasticy' quality to them. Any idea what is causing this? Factors to consider: ...
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What is causing curled and deformed capsicum and chilli leaves?

I live in western South Australia (Mediterranean climate with sandy, pH neutral soils). I turned over the vegetable garden (history unknown) in August/September, adding Dynamic Lifter for vegetables, ...
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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.
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My Dracaena Fragrans Might Be Dying PLEASE help

2/15, I did this: I finally built up the nerve to chop my corn plant and propagate it Here's the damage: https://imgur.com/a/tt4IvDg I am praying I did this right. I followed a video that showed ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Can I touch the leaves of my pinguicula?

Is it safe for both me and the plant if I touch the leaves of my pinguicula plants? Are there any precautions I should take or things I should avoid doing?
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tiny white worms, and black spots/dots on leaves of my basil and chilis

recently I have found on my chili plants a weird thing that happened a long time ago on a basil plant I bought from the shops. If I had to describe it, it is tiny white/translucent worms with a black ...
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leaves of Areca Palm is drying after moving to a different flower pot

I had bought areca palm from a flower shop and kept it in the hall, it was flourishing all the while from past two months. Since, it was doing well, I thought of moving this plant into a bigger flower ...
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The garden balsam doesn't seem as healthy and fresh as it used to be

It's been a few days since we noticed something like a spider web and a few semi-bugs living on the leafs. The store where I bought it from was a big greenhouse and they warned us to keep it away ...
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Why Ficus benjamina Leaves are Curled/Half Closed

few months ago i took cuttings from Ficus mother plant and put them in water after 1 month new root came out and then i put the cuttings in the pot with peat moss and perlite mixture. After another ...
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Leaves but no roots

My bougainvillea cuttings have leaves but no roots - none. Is that normal? I put the cuttings in soil two weeks ago. How long for roots ? Will they ever root ?
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Sunflower leaves wilting and yellowing

Good day! I would like to ask for some help to determine what I am doing wrong in growing my sunflower. The sunflower was started from seed about 3 weeks ago and now it has grown a few sets of true ...
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Yucca Elephantipes' leaves are drying out

I have had this Yucca for almost a year and around two months ago I started noticing this happening. The plant is next to a north-east window. Generally, Yucca is watered every 10 days. I always make ...
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Orange seedling leaf browning, curling, slowed growth? Please help!

I am a 1st time citrus planter. I planted an orange seedling in some potting mix after it germinated. Within the 1st few wks there was pretty impressive growth of leaves and height. it is now about ...
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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 ...
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Carolina Reaper leaves colour doesn't look correct

I have a couple of Carolina Reapers I'm growing hydroponically but the big one's leaves look I think the wrong colour.. Is this the correct colour? If not what do I need to do to rectify it? I've ...
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How to grow sandalwood plant in a pot?

I bought a little sandalwood plant from a nursery. But, after 20-25 days, its leaves started growing yellow. While planting, I used red mud, cow-ding as manure, and neem oil for pest control. What ...
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Kumquat leaf diseases or some kind of stress

I've got a Fortunella Obovata tree's leaves turning brown so I'd like to know is this some kind of diseases which would require disposing the tree or something treatable due to nutrition deficiencies. ...
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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 ...
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Indoor plant leaves blackening- help! It may take over second plant

One leaf is almost completely curled and black and the others have started progressing with the same thing. It’s been sitting with direct sunlight by the window during our winter in Maryland. Is it ...
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Is it risky to dust off the leaves of a plant (e.g. in terms of bacteria)?

Should we dust off the leaves of an indoor bonsai with a dry sopalin by gently massaging each leaf towards its ends and then towards the outside?
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Black Patches on Watermelon Peperomia

My Watermelon Peperomia that I purchased about 3 weeks ago keeps turning black! The leaves get cracks in them and then get these thin black areas that spread. There does not appear to be pests on the ...
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Is it better to rake leaves into woods? Or bag them and haul them away?

Our home has 1-2 acres of community-owned forest adjacent to our property's backyard. We have wondered whether we should rake our leaves into the woods? Or is it best to bag and haul them away? In ...
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Plum tree - No leaves

The plum tree produced lot of fruits last season, but, there is no sign of any leaves yet this year. We are well in to spring (Auckland, NZ) and all I can see is a bare tree and some green growth on ...
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Avocado tree growing unhealthy - Brown spots, frizzle leaves

The issue: I have a 1.5 year old Avocado tree which has been growing for the worse since the summer. The medical history: (Lots of pictures ahead) It started before I did its first pot change. It ...
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Wine colored leaf border on a French Marigold, what's wrong?

All the leaves are turning wine from the edge inwards. Not sure what is causing this, and after a long search I found nothing similar. Anybody?
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Pothos leaves turning white-yellow-brown from the centre

This was a Pothos from Ikea, it's doubled in size and was doing well. Then 2 leaves started to show whiteish-yellow-brown patches in the middle. I don't think it's over watering as the soils is only ...
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Daphne Odora - Silvering leaves

Hi this Daphne odora is growing in a pot in well draining soil in a fairly well protected position, it's spring time. but it's leaves are silvering here are a couple of photo's: Does anyone have any ...
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Should I have added dead leaves directly to my garden?

With all the fallen leaves that were on our field I picked them up with my lawnmower with the pouch and them put that in my garden and worked the rototiller afterwards. I thought it would be good for ...
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Easiest way to remove large amount of leaves from yard

I have a corner lot with several large trees, which makes fall a not so desirable time to work outside. My yard is not large enough to warrant a riding mower, so that idea is out. Here is what I've ...
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What is the best way to compost a large pile of leaves with minimal effort?

Where we live you have to bag your leaves. We have about ¼ acre and lots of trees, so it's really impractical to bag all of those leaves. I was thinking of simply making a big pile and trying ...
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What are these white spots on my Purslane leaves?

I am growing Purslane as vegetables, however I noticed some white spots on the leaves. I used agriculture pesticides for aphids, whitefly and so on but nothing changed. Do you think these white dots ...
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Succulent leaves dying

I've had a succulent that I've propagated from a single cutting into several pots. Initially they were taking quite well but have recently had leaves roll-up and shrivel/die. Leaves are generally from ...
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Houseplant Troubleshooting: Why is this Plant Shedding Leaves?

I've been caring for this plant (unsure of the name) for about two months--and over this period, it's remained perfectly healthy. In the last week, however, it's begun to lose its leaves, and I'm not ...
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How to save my plant?

I don't exactly know the name of my plant, but it seriously need some help. Over the course of time it grown long and shred the lower bottom leaves that leaves a long stem. I am not sure what kind of ...
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What is going on with my cactus. Someone said miners but idk

my night bLooming cactus has its leaves eaten like this. I don’t see a bug on it. Ive Sprayed it with water etc and researched online but just two people answered and they said miners. I don’t know if ...
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Lemons losing all leaves

I've been trying to grow some lemon trees from seeds. Everything went mostly fine: out of a dozen germinated seeds I got 5 seemingly strong & healthy saplings growing. These are the saplings after ...
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Questionable small white spots on panda plant

I’m not too sure when these spots came up. Did a quick google search and the first results says that it could be mealybugs, but I don’t see any actual bugs on the plant or in the soil. A few other ...
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Fine white fuzzy layer all over Ipomoea. What can it be?

I have noticed a fading on my Ipomoea leaves and a fine white fuzz around the leaves too. Can anyone help me identify the problem? They grow on may balcony, Have plenty of sunshine and have not been ...
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I burned my peace lily in the sun

Can i revive it leaves are wilted and black. I had gnats pulled the plant out of the dirt to change it i still had a ball of soil on the roots placed the root in a plastic bag but left it in the sun ...
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Why are my indeterminate San Marzano tomato plant's leaves turning yellow?

I started four San Marzano tomato plants from seed a little over a month ago. I repotted them a few weeks ago into 4-inch pots. The plants were doing fine until a few days ago. All four of them are ...

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