Questions tagged [plant-health]

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How to revive plant whose base is mostly dead, but with one thriving section?

I have a couple of plants (one Asplenium oblongifolium, one Calathea Louisae Freddy) which were once medium sized plants, but through neglect, most of their stems died. As a result, there is a big ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How do I tame my Dwarf Umbrella tree?

My favorite house plant, I've had it for about 5 years now is growing far and wide. She was in a very sunny window for the first 4 years (I know that's not as directed) but she was super happy and ...
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Weird spots on avocado plant

My avocado plant of 4 years is having some weird pink-ish/white spots on some of its leafs. What are these and are they harmful? Should I remove those leafs or is there something else I should do? ...
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How do I get a nice dense folliage back on my Chinese Elm?

I'm new here and quite new to growing bonsais! I'm in possession of a Chinese Elm, which I bought 3 months ago. It was held outside by the previous owner, so it had no leaves when it arrived here. I'm ...
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Lemon Tree Help!

So I was a really bad lemon tree mom and didn't take the best care of my lemon over winter time. I've given it a severe prune and when I scratch the bark back at the base, it is still green. Can ...
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Monstera soil moist for 5 weeks

The soil of my monstera has been moist for 5-6 weeks at least. Is this normal? The very top layer feels dry but if I stick my finger as far as my knuckle it’s still moist, and if I really dig deeper ...
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What is the cause of the blackening of leaves?

My plant leaf seems to have diseased. It's leaf seems blacken on edge and cut on middle. Even new leaf is getting this problem. Could anyone please help me? Thanks in advance.
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Will strawberries grow in plant?

Today I went to the supermarket and saw some small pots with strawberry plants. I'd never seen a strawberry plant before, and I wanted to buy it, but decided to check here before. We live in the ...
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What kind of a disease is that?

My Sansevieria plant was great for almost a year. Couple days ago i noticed this (looks as if leaves are drying out from the inside). How should I treat it now and what I did wrong with it? Appreciate ...
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Can lemon plant survive?

This lemon plant has always had trouble growing. Just today I noticed that the pot has earthworms, so I was thinking of moving it to another pot. But before transplanting it, I thought I’d share ...
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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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No roots plants stems from big tree

Can any no root plant set alive by putting its bottom part inside a banana and wait for few days to see if roots comes out? Or it can happen to only specific plants and not all plants? if have a plant ...
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How to get rid of this pest (little bugs) from host plant?

Location: Bangalore, India. Main Plant: White Sandalwood plant (Santalum album) Host Plant: Green gram/Green moong Plant Size/Age: Approx. 1 foot, and 4 to 5 months. Problem: How to get rid of ...
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Mini Kalanchoe Care Questions

I just got this plant Sunday and it's white spots/dust has been growing. I googled and am assuming it's powery mildew. Is that correct? Regardless, this little guy looks like he needs some serious ...
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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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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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Palm plant wilting/drooping (pics added)

UPDATE: Found some white dots that are extremely tiny. Not sure if they are scale or mineral deposit from water. The palm plant has also closed all of its leaves. My palm plant was doing great and ...
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Multiple types of brown spots developing on Avocado leaves

I've been growing a couple of avocado trees from pits and one of them is really struggling. It got a spider mite infestation, which I seem to have controlled by washing the leaves with a very dilute ...
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My indoor plant doesnot look fresh 🍃💦

I bought this plant to place it in my room but the plant does not look fresh 🍃💦 . What should i do? Do i need to put some fertilizer in it? My room doesnot have good sun. Thanks in advance and ...
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Why are my Golden Empire Bidens dying?

3 weeks ago I began my first attempt at keeping plants on my balcony. I chose Lavender, Fuchsia, Margot Robert's and Golden Empire Bidens. All seem to be do well enough with the exception of the GEB. ...
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Why has my jasmine plant gone dry suddenly

I bought my jasmine plant two weeks ago. Initially it looked very healthy and smelt great. Now it has completely dried up. I have cut a lot of the dead parts off. But what should I do to keep it alive?...
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What is the problem of my plant

I have this plant that I bought one month ago. Its leaves start to dry. I don't put much water, just when I feel the soil starts to dry. The plant is in the living room with no direct sunlight but ...
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What is this plant and how to take care of it?

I live in Bangalore, India and was gifted a plant 4 weeks back. It's a small one, has small thick leaves. It was fine for couple of weeks. After which the leaves turned a little yellow, 6 to 7 leaves ...
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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 ...
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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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How Can I Turn Granular Mycorrhizae into Effective Liquid?

Looking to turn granulated mycorrhizae (combined with other beneficial bacteria) into a liquid to use. I use a low pressure aeroponics system and would like to use this granular product but unsure ...
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Will vine survive after this?

I have this vine that grew out of a pot, and it’s been wrapping around things. Then yesterday somebody kicked the pot and the vine “broke” (if that’s the word). I just stuck the end back in the soil,...
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How to take care of White Sandalwood Plant in the Pot?

Previously, I have posted this question on SE and it was related to Red Sandalwood plant (dead now). Recently, I have purchased a new White Sandalwood plant. But, I think that the condition of this ...
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Help: New Kentia Palm with Leaves Yellowing/Browning from Leaf Tips

(for some reason it won't upload my pictures, so I will try to add later today; or or look at this link because I was able to post the photos on this site: https://garden.org/thread/view/119484/New-...
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Is our vascular plant alive or not?

We have one vascular plant (Araucaria heterophylla) which asjed about that it before here. So according the answer to the question, i have triyed to change it's soil by this kind: And And this GIF :...
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Saving pineapple plant

All my pineapple plants leaves turned yellow, and drying in about a month. My mother most likely over watered it, about 2-3 times a week. It currently has a fruit which is completely yellow now. How ...
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peace lily problem

I have a peace lily which is 6 weeks old (part of a sympathy planter), I transplanted it last week into a larger pot since it was beginning to droop and yellow. I used Miracle Grow potting soil, ...
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Where to place grapevines in the hot Australian sun?

I have three young grapevine cuttings about the size of a 30cm ruler (above ground). They rooted last spring (Australian spring), which was three months ago or so, and had a few leaves growing. I ...
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What is this white growth?

This plant... Has developed some small white growths on it: What is this stuff? It looks pretty foul. I did look up mealy bugs on Google Images, but those photos look different.
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Hard Water vs Soft Water for Houseplants

I have read that certain house plants should be watered with soft water. I would like to know if this applies to all house plants and what consequences would be visible when watering with hard water ...
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Indoor Cat Palm looks very sad/dying. Please help!

Got this Cat Palm about 3 weeks ago and in the last week it has started to look very unhappy with yellowing of the fronds to now looking a bit brown-black just dying off. It is in our workspace so ...
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Is this bonsai in trouble?

This is a bonsai fig tree, which I bought maybe two months ago. As you can see in this photo, it's losing leaves at a good clip: However, a closer look shows that it's also sending up branch ...
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Maintain potted lily?

Last night I bought a small lily plant. How much sun is it supposed to receive? I’ve read that I can place it in my rooftop for direct sunlight, but I don’t know. How often should I water it? ...
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The cause of the pine needle fading

We have one vascular plant (Araucaria heterophylla) in my sister room and have this condition : And this gif type: My room plants are this kind: And : So my room is better for this vascular plant ...
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Snake Plant Questions

A few months ago I got three snake plants from my school. My horticulture teacher was going to throw them in the garbage, since they weren’t really needed and they were a little on the unsightly side. ...
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The healing of Aloe plant

Our daughter has stabbed the aloe plant about three different times on each stem with a pen.. will it heal itself ? I don’t know how she got the time or what she was thinking but each stem has little ...
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Help! What is happening to my agave?

There are fade marks everywhere and the leaves have started to curl inwards. Not only that, it looks like a completely different plant to what it was when i first got it which had this grey silvery ...
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Gasteria leaf thinning

This is a common problem I encounter. What causes this to happen even if the roots look healthy? It may happen during mid to late summer, at the peak of the summer's heat . Leaves thinning and ...
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Reusing soil with earthworms in pots?

I have several potted plants, and just today I noticed I have an infestation of small earthworms. I’ll be washing and repotting all these plants with fresh soil, but I don’t know what to do with the ...
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How large can areca palm grow?

I've been researching to buy plants for my rooftop. We live in the Caribbean, so the plants will receive at least 6 hours of direct sun. The heat is also unbearable. With that said, I saw an ad where ...
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What kind of disease is this, which is ruining my crop

I have grown castor in 5 acres, Castor is not traditionally grown in our area, but in the last two years my father has been growing this crop, because its price is high in the market. Last year's ...
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What is causing these circular spots on my pepper's leaves?

I recently posted about a pepper plant that I got from the local market. Lately, I have noticed circular whitish-brown spots on a lot of the leaves and this seems to be gradually spreading to other ...
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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 ...

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