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Black/Brown spots on Palm fronds

My pygmy date palm has been having these brown/black spots on the outer most stalks, they are slightly sunken in/indented to the touch. The fronds on these stalks have yellow/brown tips. The newest ...
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Please help! Seemingly dying Areca palm (Dypsis Lutescens) 24cm pot, bought a month ago

Please help! I bought these Areca plants from Ikea about a month ago, i'm now concerned that i'm killing them, especially the younger one. Some fronds are dying outright, some are drooping and getting ...
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Help - Outdoor Spearmint Has Fungus?

the spearmint plants on my balcony seem to be suffering from some kind of ailment. They are covered in black/brown/white spots. I water them several times a week as they get a lot of direct sunlight. ...
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Geranium petals are drying out

My geranium petals are drying out. They are sitting in a jute lined crate, plenty of drainage (which I need because it rains on and off in this city a lot). However, I test the soul every few days and ...
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About the healthy situation of one plant ( maybe Cyperaceae type)

I have seen one sick plant in one Japanese company office in my country and I have tried to find out its problem. The picture of this plant can be seen below: I have tried to find out its type by ...
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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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Can someone help identify and diagnose this plant?

These are new plantings from about 1.5yrs ago and weren't doing well from get go. They were planted in a winter with lots of snow. I think it's some kind of holly but I'm not sure. The leaves have ...
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Cathedral Live Oak health concerns

I am considering purchasing a field grown Cathedral Live Oak, I think the tree is gorgeous and has a lot of potential but I have three concerns. I will list each concern below with supporting images ...
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Yucca problem: brown spots on stem and leaves

I am new here and here is my problem and thank you for your help! :) I just noticed that my Yucca is having some problems: if you can see there are small brownish spots on the pleace where leaves come ...
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Chinese money plant- Overwatered?

My Chinese money plant is showing signs of overwatering (leaves curling under), but I only water it when the soil is bone dry all the way to the bottom of the pot. Is there potentially another issue? ...
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Will my dwarf peach tree do fine in just afternoon sun

I recently bought a dwarf bonfire patio peach and have it in only afternoon sun from 1-6pm but because I live in an apartment I only can either leave it where it is or move it to the front of the apt ...
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Is this neglected Bay Tree dying? Is it worth saving?

I am in New Zealand where it is currently late summer/early fall. I have this tree which has been living in the same pot, unattended, for a number of years. As you can see in the photos, about half ...
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Are these mushrooms that popped up in my plant pot problematic?

As I went to water my plants today, I was surprised to see that a few mushrooms have sprouted in the same pot as my pepper plant. I was of the impression that mushrooms needed a dark place to grow, ...
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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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About the name of one plant and some recommendations for taking care of it

I was working in a company office as a maid (house cleaner), and there was one plant that the employee was worried about it healthy. So, as I am familiar with the SE sites, I am trying to put its ...
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White & yellow stone-like objects in the soil of potted plan

What are these small stone-like objects in a potted plant? They are present in multiple plants and I was wondering if this is a pest or an illness, or nothing to worry about.
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How to revive my olive tree :(?

I bought a 2m olive tree (see first picture) and got someone to repot and prune her. Unfortunately I think he didn’t do too great a job (second picture). Her leaves have lost their color and are brown,...
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How can I revive my cat palm (chamadorea cataractarum)?

Any advice would be appreciated. Should I relocate it somewhere that receives more light?
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Pollinating Naranjillas. Help!

I have naranjillas in my house. I am trying to pollinate them. I have used a vibrating bee to release the pollen and catch it in a dish and then use a paint brush to put it on the stigma. Nothing is ...
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Parlour Palm Browning Leaves

I have had this parlor palm for several years, and it has been in this pot for at least 3 years. I fertilize occasionally every 1-2 months. It usually loses a lower leaf every now and then, which is ...
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What are the brown spots on the leaves of this plant, is it dangerous and how can I treat it?

Rookie houseplant owner here. I have this beautiful plant (first question, does anyone know what it is)? It seems quite healthy, growing new leaves every week but one side has more and more brown ...
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How can I rescue a Jade plants half-killed by mold?

I have a Jade plant which had a trunk shaped like a Y. After getting back from a few weeks vacation, one "leg" of the Y was completely wilted and limp looking. Looking closer, I noticed that ...
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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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Why are my repotted plants dying/not growing?

I have recently re-potted my plants as the soil they came with was either clay or too compact or they were already root-bound or the soil was not able to hold moisture. They have been shedding leaves/...
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Can a plant that has lost all leaves be rejuvinated?

I have a Tulasi (Holy Basil) plant that was lush with green leaves a few months back. The leaves slowly started to fall off and now only the dry branches were remaining and there are no leaves. I cut ...
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Is it possible to relocate Cycas revoluta without harming it?

I have 2 Cycads and I plan to transplant them. Are there any special tips to follow to avoid harming them? They are 10 years old and were planted 5 years ago.
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Does anyone know what is happening/happened to my Peperomia Obtusifolia?

I recently got this Peperomia Obtusifolia as a gift last week, and am wondering what these brown tips are. they are only on the underside of the leaves, and only some leaves have them. I am keeping ...
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Flamingo flower (Anthurium) dying: three years on

After a few months of neglecting my plants (only watering and not checking for health problems) I noticed the anthurium is not doing too well. The youngest leaves are withering back, and there aren't ...
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Monstera stopped growing

I have a beautiful Monstera, but it stopped growing. The most recent leaf has never fully expanded, and has been in the state shown in the picture now for 4 months. I've also stopped watering now, ...
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white spots and something that looks like bugs

I just noticed this couple of days ago. Any idea what it is and how to treat it?
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Should I prune my Avocado

So, I planted without a lot of expectation an Avocado this summer. It has now grown a lot, but yeah, except changing the water regularly and putting near the sun, I haven't done much on it, since it's ...
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Orange mould in cactus soil?

I’ve noticed some orange-ish spots in the soil of my cactus plants which I am guessing is mould? I’m new to owning plants so I don’t really know what I’m supposed to do in terms of treating and ...
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Are these whites flecks anything to be concerned about? What are they?

I recently took in this neglected plant and for a while (during the summer) it flowered well and seemed happy. More recently however the flowers dried and fell off and these white flecks appeared. ...
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Curio ficoides (Mount Everest)/Blue Chalksticks leaves are drying up

The leaves of my Curio ficoides have been drying up for more than a month now, I'm watering it about once a week, what should I do?
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Is my pineapple plant dying?

I noticed my pineapple plant was severely over-watered so I removed the wet soil, let my plant air dry out of the pot for a few days, then re-potted it with dry soil. But now its falling over, the ...
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Tulsi (holy basil) brought indoors for winter dropping leaves

We brought our potted Tulsi plant indoors for the winter and put it near a South facing window that gets sunlight during the day. Today is the first day it’s been inside and it’s dropping a ton of ...
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What is wrong with my snake vine (Hibbertia scandens)

Last year I planted some snake vines (Hibbertia scandens). This spring they have really taken off. But last week I noticed leaves on one of them were a bronze colour rather than glossy green. This now ...
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What is this on my false Christmas cactus?

Well, I've been trying to figure out what this strange white cotton, fungus looking thing is, it seems to be a part of the dirt maybe? and I've been looking at some posts but I don't know myself if ...
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Why are my Schefflera leaves turning brown and drop?

My Schefflera started to get a lot of brown leaves and after some time drop them. I've already used the almighty google but didn't find pictures that match the symptomes closely, so here I am. I've ...
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My fittonia plant is not healthy

I bought fittonia plant few weeks ago. I potted in soil, vermicompost and cocopeat mixture and keep it in semishade, also keeps the potting mix moist and mist the leaves twice a day. However few days ...
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Is it normal for my avocado plant’s leaves to be yellowish green?

My avocado plant is starting to get slightly yellow leaves. I’m worried about it and just want to know if this is normal. I have a couple of pictures. We grew this one from a pit. It started to grow ...
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Yellow substance dripping from aloe plant when cut

I have been noticing a yellow, foul smelling liquid dripping out of my aloe plant when it is cut to obtain the pulp to add to juices etc. Is this a disease or is this yellow substance normal.
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Avocado roots growing in the wrong direction

My roots are growing from all sides, including the roots wrapping around to the top. I left town, they where in a napkin. What may I do to help them grow, or did I mess up? Both sides are growing ...
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Broccoli Plants Stem Problem it is too thin and sometimes it is chewed

I'm still learning how to grow broccoli and need some help. Recently i have had 4 broccoli plants which were perfectly healthy start to die because the stem can't support it anymore. The main issue is ...
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Bare rooted trees vs potted

I need to understand the pros and cons of bare rooted vs potted. For example: If I get dormant bare rooted trees vs dormant potted, would I get "lag" in tree growth when I pot it and wakes ...
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Did this festuca glauca go to seed?

Last year this festuca glauca grew long brown shoots with seeds on the ends. I had hoped it might just come back, but it's stayed the same and only has a few blue strands growing. What happened to it, ...
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Peperomia metallica care

I bought this plant 2 months ago from nursery. One of its branch had this weird disease when I bought, but it's getting worse. I don't know what kind of disease is. I tried neem oil by mixing it with ...
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My Nepenthes Alata is growing leaves, but its tendrils are drying

I bought a new pitcher plant (nepenthes alata) and since, it was doing great, there are no pitchers since I got it but it has shown significant growth... I observed that its tendrils(which are ...
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What is happening to my peace lilly?

It is hunched over and new leaves are growing from its behind. Should I be worried?
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Discoloration on edges of pink syngonium leaves

I have a pink syngonium plant and some discoloration that feels damp to the touch has started to appear on the edges of some of the leaves. Should I be worried about this? What could be causing it? I ...
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