Questions tagged [plant-health]

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What is affecting my west country lupine's second bloom, and how do I cure it?

I bought this lupine this Spring when it was in bloom and beautiful, then potted it. A friend gave me the pot with a plant in it, which I moved. I’m concerned the pot’s drainage is poor. Could poor ...
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Metrosideros dying

I have two Metrosideros bushes (different species) that are both dying. In the last few days, some of the flowers that were blooming and the leaves, which are now yellow and totally lost their color, ...
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Brown spots and holes on calathea leaves

I bought a calathea roseopicta plant a few weeks back. At the time only a few leaves had those brown holes and I didn't really think that would be a big issue. I watered and cared for the plant ...
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What is happening to my Chilli plants?

My new Chilli plant leaves are having light and dark pigmentation with shriveled leaves. How can I fix this?
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Whats causing the yellowing on my transplanted sweet potato slips

I transplanted my slips 2 days ago and they started yellowing like this it even happens overnight so i don't think it's a sun problem
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Why is my zucchini dying bottom up?

I’ve looked EVERYWHERE and I haven’t been able to find an answer, even though it seems like it should be something simple. The zucchini was doing fine for a couple months, and then it started turning ...
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Why is this potato plant wilting?

Here is a photo of some potato plants: As you can see, the plants on either side are doing fine, but the plant in the middle is wilting. They're all watered at the same time, so that plant can't be ...
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What are these in potatoes?

Planted potatoes for the first time. A lot of the potatoes turned out to be like this: What is this, a disease, any deficiency? I guess it is not safe to eat those potatoes, are they? How to cure ...
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Brown spots with black edges on tomato leaves

I've got some brown spots with black edges on my tomatoes leaves - looking at other questions on this site with similar problems, none of them look quite right to me. I've attached pictures below. ...
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What is wrong with my hydrangea

I believe my hydrangea has powdery mildew which was present when I bought it but got worse. I don't overhead water. I sprayed with a baking soda mix yesterday and think it helped but noticed how bad ...
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Any way for flamboyan branch to survive?

So... I saw a huge flamboyan tree in an abandoned parking lot, and I cut a small branch. Is there a way for the branch to survive? I placed it in a bowl full of water.
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What is ailing my tomato plants?

My tomato plants have suddenly developed a nasty case of something or other: What is it, and how, if at all, can I rescue my plants?
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Yucca plant not growing

I was given this plant and when it was given to me it already had the first leaves already grown. I’ve had the plant for about a 2 months and nothing has changed. Currently using Miracle Grow potting ...
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New Pepper Plant leaves with light green patches

The new leaves are having light and dark green pigmentation. Can someone please guide me on this?
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Very thin stem of Brussels sprouts at the soil line

I started some Brussels sprouts from seed, and on several of them I notice that the stem is very thin at the soil line. These ones are tending to lie instead of standing erect. Is this something to be ...
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What tree is this and are the brown leaves a sign of poor health?

Last year I moved into a new-build house and a few months later in November the development company's landscapers planted a tree in our garden to match the plans. When it was planted we were told that ...
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Slip left in water to take root for too long

I have left a large healthy Morning Glory (not sure if Ipomoea macrantha or Ipomoea violacea) slip in a cup of mineral water for it to take root. But I delayed to plant it for many days and now it is ...
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Deiffenbachia (Dumb Cane) houseplant

I have watered it according to the instructions, my indoor temp is around 70-75 F° I moved it closer to this backdoor about a week ago and haven’t given it any nutrients after transplant.
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Light brown chalky Anthurium leaf is it interveinal chlorosis?

I'm new to this stack community so please be nice. There is a light brown chalky color on my Anthurium's leaves its not an obvious fungus structure the best I can determine is that it's something like ...
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Parts of pepper leaf became watery in after a cold and wet day

It has been cold(50F) and rained quiet a bit today and yesterday. One of my pepper plant's leaf have become "watery". parts of the leaf is wet and soft to the touch and slightly transparent, ...
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My marigolds wilted due to frost. Can I revive them?

I live Edmonton, Alberta,Canada. I bought marigolds recently and planted them outside in the lawn, in weekend when the temperature was 20-23 degrees Celsius. Suddenly during the week the temperatures ...
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Can I still revive my poor black prince?

I got this black prince almost a yr ago. I initially kept it indoors but eventually put it outside (east facing with direct morning sun) where it thrived and grew well. I placed it back inside but ...
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Parlour palm has gone pale and tips are brown

My parlour palm was nice and green for a few weeks but its leaves have recently turned pale and some of the tips have gone brown. Some of the leaves also seem to be curling. Some of the stalks and ...
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Can this bamboo with brown leaves recover?

I have a bamboo, phyllostachus aurea (outside over winter, London, UK, 2nd floor balcony, exposed to some wind) that over the winter developed brown leaves. Is this normal? I don't think it's lack of ...
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Can a newly sprouted avocado pit survive despite dehydration?

This may be a weird question, but maybe somebody has any advice. I had success with growing an avocado plant by suspending an avocado pit in water. The roots started growing about 2 weeks ago - after ...
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Why is my Acer drooping?

We’ve had an acer for almost 4 years, reasonably well established we thought. Last November we had the acer pruned to improve the shape a little. All the new growth this year is wilting. See pictures,...
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Is this image shows my strawberry plant have Leaf Scorch fungus infection?

I have brought new strawberry plants, they seem to have black dots even for green leaves. I can see a lot of dead leaves with these marks, is this a fungus infection? Based on my research is Leaf ...
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Pepper plant top leaves deforming

I have used municipal compost 2: river sand 3 pot mix. Chilly planted (2 weeks old) drip irrigation done on a poly tunnel. For the first two weeks growth was really good. But after that, sudden ...
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What happened to my rose plants?

The leaves of my rose plant is turning yellow. The young buds are turning brown. Lately the budding ends are drying up. I water them everyday. Why they are drying up? I can't understand what went ...
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Phenominal Lavender is dying, really need help

I am not really sure what is happening with my Phenomenal Lavender. Bought this from Home Depot and I was told it was a transplant shock but a month later, it is getting worse. Leaves are turning grey/...
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care for a thinning cactus

My cactus is growing very thin. I was left unattended for a month without sun and water. What should i do to bring it back to the way it was?
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Fungus cross infection

My Dendrobium Nobile Apollon has fungus ... Is it possible that this fungus could infect other plants like my Hoyas?
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My cactus is growing very thin

[![]my cactus is growivery thing. It was left unattended for a month without proper sunlight or water. I want to know how i can save it. Please help me. Sharing some pictures below.2]2 It used to look ...
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Do these kalanchoes look normal or healthy?

I have several kalanchoes and am having different problems with them. They are two different plants. I planted them a month ago. Do the leaves of the plant look normal or healthy? I ask because I ...
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What am I doing wrong with my camelia?

TLDR: what is wrong with this recently bought potted camellia? Is it one-time frost damage, a reaction to being relocated, or something permanent I should address? At the end of March, I purchased a ...
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New leaves having these black spots

The plant (Syzygium cumini) was growing really good, but now I see these black spots on the new leaves. What is this and what to do next? Some fungus in soil? Insect? physical damage? What's causing ...
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New blueberry plants turning red

My new blueberry plants are turning red! These are my second ones after Ii couldn't acidify the soil of the first batch fast enough. Do you think this is pH again? I read it could also be due to cold ...
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What is wrong with my haworthia?

I took over somebody's Haworthia plant a while ago, and kept watering it at the same frequency (once a week), but this is how it looks like after two months: The symptoms are that turn yellow and ...
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What could be the cause of the yellow spots on my calathea?

The yellow spots are on most of the leaves now, I’m not sure what is happening?
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Ficus bonsai has leaves that turn copper, why?

I have a bonsai ficus ("ficus elastica bonsai" I think). For the last 2 weeks, some of the leaves are getting a little black/red (copper color). I took a picture. It seems, but I'm not sure, ...
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Should I repot this mint plant into a smaller pot?

This is a mint (field mint) plant grown from a cutting. I fell sick and couldn't water for two three days. Two of these dried and the last remaining one has dried edges and a light green appearance. ...
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Need help saving plant!

I don't know exactly what kind of plant I have someone suggested it might be a Chinese evergreen? I got it as a gift last year when I was sick in the hospital. Although I've been watering it about ...
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How can we save our yucca plant?

We recently inherited a yucca plant that looks like it might be struggling. The only healthy growth is at the very top of the highest branches/trunk, and the ends of the branches where it has most ...
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Areca Palm help! Thanks!

Anyone know what could be wrong with my areca palm? I water it when the top soil starts to feel dry so it shouldnt be getting too much water. I also mist it everyday and it is in a room with a south ...
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Red Anthurium leaves are dying. What should I do?

Can anyone please give me information on how to take care of this Red Anthurium.
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Coleus wilting, unsure why

My coleus plant was thriving about 2 weeks ago, it even flowered for the first time. I repotted it into a bigger pot and watered it, the soil is not dry and I don’t believe I over watered it, no sign ...
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Should I start roselle in full sun?

I am starting roselle in seed trays with plain sterilised cocopeat and the temperature hovers around 24~40 degrees celsius each day, with atleast 6 hours of heavy sunlight here. Should I do this in ...
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Why are my potato leaf edges white?

They sprouted out of the ground this way, but I've noticed more white in the past few days. They were planted around 2 weeks ago.
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What does this pattern and discoloration mean?

This is seedling of either an eggplant or a tomato: There are some wavy lines and a general discoloration on the cotyledons. What does this incdicate? Is it a disease or malnutrition?
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How to help seedlings recover from tip burn

I germinated some seeds and I had the seedlings under a two new 40w LED grow light for a few weeks. I'm used to keeping florescent lights very close to the plants, but apparently this LED light is ...

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