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Areca Palm bottom watering question

I have read over-watering can be a problem however i haven't been able to find much of any info on bottom watering. I bottom water and things seem to be going just fine but I'm in search of a how-to ...
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Growing Piel de Sapo melons stalled

I am experimenting growing Piel de Sapo melon plants from seed that I saved from the supermarket. I have four plants. It took some time but eventually I got some female flowers that pollinated and ...
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How can I rescue this lemon tree?

I've been growing a lemon tree from a store-bought lemon seed for about half a year now. A few days ago the temperatures have started to increase and since then the tree looks dried out, even though ...
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Cherry Tomato plants, withering, yellowing leaves, white powdery on root

The plant is yellowing, and pull out the root to find the white powdering thing... Anyone know what is this? how to prevent?
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What can I do to help my spindly plant?

I have a houseplant, which has a label which says 'Iresine' (I'm not sure what species, as Google images finds various different versions including some that look like bushes, and Wikipedia says it's ...
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Marguerite daisy leaves are turning yellow and drying

Identification: Most likely a "Marguerite daisy" or some member of the "Argyranthemum frutescens" family. Symptoms: Leaves are turning yellow and then completely dry Conditions:...
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Avocado stem bit off by raccoon

I have 2 avocado plants - grown from pits, indoors and just a year old. With the weather getting better, I moved them outside in their containers. It has been a week and they are outside day and night ...
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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 ...
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What is causing brown spots on my Alocasia Black Velvet?

About two months ago I bought an Alocasia black velvet for on my desk. My office has a large window and the plant stand at a distance of around 3 meters from the window, so not in direct sunlight. I ...
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whats wrong with my my zz plant`s leaves

hi would you please help me what's wrong with my zz plant... its leaves are rolling as you see in pictures.i water it very carefully but it was started 1 month ago,after that i repot it. some roots ...
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Chinese evergreen with clear droplet secretions on leaves

Is my Chinese evergreen plant here in my office ok? I noticed some water droplet type secretions on the new leaves and on the undersides of some other leaves. Is this normal? An officemate said it ...
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Unidentified euphorbia turning yellow, how can i rescue it?

This is my first post and I have been looking on several forums where I can discuss plant queries. I have a couple of questions regarding a euphorbia cactus so please bear with me. I recently ...
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My Dracaena Fragrans Is Never Happy

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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The new leaves of my ponytail palm are cracking at the base, why and how do I fix it?

You can see my ponytail palm in the first picture. I have begin to notice that the new leaves after reaching a certain length start to crack near the base, (picture 2). In picture 3 you can see how ...
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my mint have grasshopper eating leaves

I have a problem with my chocomint. I just bought it for a few weeks. But today, seem like there are some bugs are eating my plant, it's a jumper specimen. So I would like to ask you, why my mint got ...
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Should slugs and snails be treated the same way?

I've been reading articles on taking care of plant species such as basil and have noticed that though I've seen precautions for slug infestations, I haven't seen the same for snails. They're both ...
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How to revitalize my potted Rosemary

I have a potted Rosemary bush, purchased in the current pot a little over a year ago. It did well over last summer & this past winter, producing new growth after being pruned for kitchen use. As ...
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Fertilized reservoir for automated watering system

I would like to move forward and install an automated watering system for my home plants that grow in growing tent. Today I’m watering x3 times in a week, each watering is for 4liters of fertilized ...
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What are the tiny black dots on my basil?

I repotted my basil plant yesterday as it was in a small seedling bag. Today when I checked on my plant, all of the leaves even the small ones that are growing, had black dots all over. Please help I’...
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Why do peppers grow poorly in Northern US?

We live in Upstate New York and have happily gardened between (about) Ithaca New York and Boston Mass. (so let’s say zone 5b-6a). When growing peppers (of all kinds), our experience and in the ...
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This beautiful Aloe is dying! Please help?

Have this magnificent Aloe plant that is huge and a friend doesn't know what to do. It's so wilted and there is dry dead leaves everywhere. I'd seems to big for the pot.. bulging out the top. What can ...
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Geranium is short with leaves only no flowers in July

I put down the seeds for geranium around mid or late May in 2020. I live in Pacific Northwest. Now it is just like this after almost 2 months It's only 4-5 in tall and no flowers yet. It's been cool ...
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Is my Areca palm dying? How to save it?

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 ...
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My spider plant fell over! What do I need to do to keep it alive?

I have a spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum) that I've had for about three or four years. I got it as a tiny plant in a 2 inch pot; I moved it to a 4 inch pot shortly afterwards, and it's been there ...
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Reduce stem growth of flowers

I have 2 trough planters with various flowers in thank my kids have planted. As you can see from the images below, they have grown quite tall and the bottom of the trough where the stems are look a ...
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Why are my green pepper plant leaves deformed from the top?

I live in Toronto, Canada. I have noticed some of the leaves of my Green chilli plant curling at the top, always towards the side. Also, some leaves are deformed. It would be great if you can help me ...
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Why are these tree branches growing downward?

The trees on my property tend to grow their branches downward, like this: It looks to me like they're just crowded and reaching for some sunlight, but I'm starting to worry about their health and ...
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what to do to make all the leaves of my Nerium variegata turn yellow?

I live in Portugal. I have a neriun oleander variegata whose leaves are on certain branches completely yellow. How can I get the whole bush to give leaves whid this color?
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Amount of sunlight and water for citrus tree

I got this the other day from the local plant shop. I have tried to inform myself how to take good care about it. I read that it is best to keep it outdoors if I can but right now I can't do that. I ...
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How do I transplant my English lavender that grew very close to each other

Is it too late to transplant my english lavender? I started them from seed in April, and didn't expect the ones that are gonna survive are the ones that are beside each other. So I am concerned that ...
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Adding shade to a potted plant?

We live in the Caribbean and I have several potted plants in my rooftop. One of the plants is a small citrus plant. The problem is that the climate here is so hot (over 90 degrees in the morning) and ...
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My Vinca plants are dying

My Vinca plants are dying in my pots at home. Please suggest some measures to prevent further or possible cause for it.
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How to prune an apple tree

I have 2 apple trees that are about 5 yrs old. They are about 6 to 7 ft. tall, but the main stem seems to be dead. There are quite a few new branches lower down,near the base and in the middle. Is ...
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Marigolds are dying!

I got these marigolds almost a week ago and the flowers has been turning brown and drooping down, they are only watered at night and they get sunlight in the morning. Any advice?
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How to nurse a plant damaged from shipping back to health?

I ordered a Peperomia Argyreia (Watermelon) and it arrived today. 5 out of 7 of the leaves have some or a lot of browning/blackening on the underside of them, with the 3 biggest ones all having some ...
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Why are the new leaves of my poly elephant’s ear turning yellow?

I just purchased a Poly Elephant’s Ear from my local nursery. It was in good condition prior to taking it home ( no yellowing of leaves). 3 days later, I noticed two new baby leaves have turned yellow/...
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What is the name of this variegated plant?

I've had it for a month, but lost the tag with info on it. if anyone has the name and/or helpful info, i'd really appreciate it. i don't want to kill it! all i know is it's two toned, it's been ...
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Small white growth on indoor plant pot and in soil

After I potted my indoor Fiddle Leaf Fig tree - a few days later I noticed a strange white growth or webbing of some sort alone the bottom of the pot where the water would drain. I’ve been trying to ...
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Dracena Happy Plant mould on Trunk

We bought home a Dracena plant about two months ago, it has been watered once since we have had it. We live in Melbourne Australia, so we are now in Winter. It is in a sunlit room in a corner out of ...
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Planting in soil filled with ivy roots

I want to place some plants in the borders of my terrace garden. The house has a large amount of ivy running up the side of the terrace. When tilling the soil, I've discovered that it's completely ...
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Wilting fittonia

kinda new to the whole gardening scene but I have a wilting fittonia and I’m not sure why, I thought it could be a lack of sunlight because the room that it’s in is in an area in the house where there’...
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Magnolia leaves partially browning and curling

I have had this Magnolia soulangeana 'Heaven Scent' for 2 years (I live in South East England). It is in a cubic pot (of side length ~50cm) on the patio and is currently 135cm tall. It did very well ...
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Is there a way to help a stunted Euonymus europaeus grow more?

I have an Euonymus europaeus. However, it appears its growth is stunted - it consists of only one weak looking main branch (I really can't call it a trunk) with several smaller branches. There is no ...
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How do I maximize flowers from Sweet Peas?

My sweet peas are growing quite well up the netting. As shown in the attached photo, they’ve grown up past the netting and are reaching skyward into emptiness. (I put that black plastic square behind ...
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Why are my pitcher plant's leaves turning brown on the ends?

We bought a Nepenthes pitcher plant 3 months ago. It is growing beautifully but not producing any new pitchers (it has two small ones from when we bought it). The new leaves that come out and grow ...
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Is there something wrong with my Rainer cherry tree?

I just noticed this sap at the base of the Rainer Cherry tree (I think, I didn’t plant it I just noticed the cherries). I don’t believe I hit it with anything but it’s possible the weedwacker hit it. ...
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Will pimento plant grow in direct sun in outdoor?

I have a pimento plant that I bought at a grocery store. I'm thinking of transplanting to a bigger pot and moving it to my outdoor terrace. We live in the Caribbean. We currently have about 85° ...
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What's wrong with pine tree?

I’m updating the thread to post a recent picture of the pine tree. As you can see, the tree’s looking worse. I moved it to the balcony so it would receive more sun, but it hasn’t helped: This is the ...
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Peace Lily: Are these spores or eggs?

So i have thise peace lily that has been recently been getting brown spots all over the leaves and today i decided to take a closer look at the whole plant and see if i can find anything immediately ...

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