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My rosemary leaves are turning yellow then brown

My rosemary leaves have started to turn yellow then brown. I’ve tried changing the watering schedule thinking I gave them too much, but that didn’t help, then I tried adding more water - no change. ...
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My rubber plant is struggling with small new growths and yellowing leaves. What am I doing wrong?

I’ve had the plant for 6 months. It is placed by a window with indirect light, and I water it once a week with 24 oz of water, with some water draining out the bottom. It was repotted 3 months ago. ...
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How can I revive a 3 year old Meyer Lemon that never grows?

So this little Meyer is at least 3 years old. It was started in a sunny location, good soil, drainage, kept leaves and had tiny fruit, but never grew or developed. Moved to another location, got worse....
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How to make Asiatic Lily bulbs sprout?

I bought 5 Asiatic lily bulbs on Amazon about 40 days ago. All of them were healthy. 3 were sprouted. The new stem of one of the sprouted ones broke. 40 days later these 3 bulbs (2 unsprouted and one ...
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Jade Plant (Crassula Ovata) health concerns

I've been checking on my jade plant, which is standing in full sun. I moved it outdoors arround 2 months ago, when temperatures went above 12°C day & night. I was on holiday for a week, before my ...
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Why do all the flower that come out on my Rhododendron never fully open? All the light purple flowers show up but never completely open up [closed]

All the light purple flowers show up every year like other plant in the yard but none of the flowers completely open up like they are glued shut. This has been happening for years. The bush had ...
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I think I over pruned this rubber tree plant and I am scared I killed it, any advice would be appreciated

I had an extremely leggy rubber tree plant that I was gifted and based off the advice I was given I cut all the stems to 6". It has been nearly 2 months and I have not seen any growth. Im not ...
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Are ants okay on my raspberry bush?

This is my second year with this bush, and it’s really taking off. I’ve noticed ants in the large planner running all through the dirt, but no issues at all. The past couple days I’ve noticed them ...
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What are these white little popcorn-like lumps on my kangaroo paw?

It's winter here in Australia, and the stems of my kangaroo paws have recently sprouted about half a dozen of these weird pure white lumps maybe 5 mm in a diameter. They're hard and pop off easily ...
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Tiny Holes in a few hibiscus leaves. Also slight yellowing

What to do? Hibiscus plants Tiny holes and slight yellowing on leaves. Looked like very small ants on the leaves. Also thought I saw a small small whitish spider
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A wet spring is killing my 2nd year asparagus plants - can I move them now?

When I planted my asparagus a year ago (drought year), I didn't know that that part of the garden has standing water after heavy rains. This spring has been wet and the plants are turning yellow and ...
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Dying Pachysandra

The pachysandra on one side of my front yard died gradually in the past two years, but the other side (last photo) is OK. I have an irrigation system, and water everywhere regularly. I live in Long ...
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Dark spots on leaves of dogwood tree

About three weeks ago I planted a white dogwood tree. The plant survived one night of frost, but then the leaves began to darken and dry as in the photo. Is this a fungus? What can I do in this ...
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Rose new buds are wilting and faling

I have planted rose plant 2 month ago . As you see in the image new buds are falling off. I have used soil 60 %garden soil, 20 %compost, 20% sand. It gets 4 hour sunlight. I have watered only soil is ...
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Schefflera dying

This is my first time owning a plant and I am trying my best but it seems to be dying :(( I was told to water it whenever the soil is very dry, two fingers deep, so I ended up watering it about once a ...
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Is there something wrong with my tomato plant?

2 days ago I got this small fruited tomato baby boomer plant. It was already potted and today I noticed there are quite a few dead leaves and some of the leaves have white spots and the bottoms of the ...
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tools and techniques for determining nutrient status in plants

I am interested in tools and techniques, both commercial and academic, developed for determining nutrient status and identifying limiting nutrients in growing plants. My specific interest is in ...
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Can I do anything for my squash vine that lost its leaves?

This year I set myself up a grow tent for for the first time. My first group of seedlings were all luffa gourd. I sowed the seeds into soil blocks at the very end of February, and they lived in the ...
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My plum tree use to produce Plus how do I get rid of the fungus on the tree [closed]

Plum Tree - it hasn't produced in awhile. On one side the lower branches have not had any plums, should I cut the whole branch off? Plus it has fungus. What should I do? The fungus is light green ...
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Avocado cutting's (and plant) stem is turning black/brown

I have an avocado cutting which showed some promising growth, but now is dying as the top of the stem is turning black, with some white powdery stuff on it. The plant that this cutting was from also ...
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Can Cannabis plant ashes be used for soil amendment?

In this question, somebody asked whether Nicotiana (tobacco) ashes can be used to amend soil. The answer is more involved than simply considering the ashes as potash, because the ashes of specific ...
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Jasmine losing leaves

My jasmine started (about a week ago) losing leaves. I didn't pay it much attention at the time as it was only a few and since they were from the base, my cat could have knocked them down. Now, though,...
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Desert Rose Help

My Nana passed away a few years ago and she left me 4 desert roses and I love them. I have never been good with plants but I have been proud that I have not killed them. I have even repotted them once ...
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Help my Cat Palm

Need help with my cat palm. I got the plant two weeks ago and since two days ago all leaves are dropping off. Is this under watering or over watering? What do i do to save it?
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My bean plants are struggling, how can I help them?

I'm growing three different colored beans, one is white, one is yellow, and one is red. They were growing fine, but it wasn't until about 2 weeks ago that problems started to arise. Two of them ...
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Why are my mango's leaves are getting brown and curling?

I started to grow a mango tree from seed 2 years ago in a pot. The mango tree is outside on my balcony when temperatures are above 15° celsius otherwise it stays inside where temperature is 20° ...
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Can I rescue my nerve plant?

I have this nerve plant (Fittonia albivenis) I got years ago. It grew pretty nicely for a while but I cut it back a bit and then has been declining ever since. It seemed to be improving though but now ...
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My rose plant in distress

My rose plant which I bought from nursery doesn't look healthy. It makes buds but they eventually turn brown or not grow to size. Leaves are turning brown as well. Please advice what could be problem.
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White powder on Tulasi leaves [closed]

This white powdery layer on leaves is making too many leaves fall. Please let me know what can be done to save it.
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What is this sad plant?

So a coworker gave me this. When she purchased it, it was labeled Anthurium but I don’t think that’s what it is. She said it has never bloomed and the leaves are sorta small, thin, and not quite ...
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What is this plant? - indoor not growing well

I have had this plant for a while but have no idea what it is.
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Leaf Curling in Japanese Loquat

Why does the deformation/curling (shown by the red circles) happen for the leaves of my Japanese loquat? It has been a few days since I bought this tree, and the young leaves on the crown have risen ...
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Beginner Bonsai Advice

My wife bought me a bonsai but as I am a beginner with it I have no idea where to go or start. Currently I had been putting it outside for sun for four hours and then bringing back inside because that ...
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Peace lily grows another peace lily

What does it mean when my peace lily grow something like new peace lily?
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What's happened to this snake plant? Is it revivable?

I’ve noticed my snake plant seems to have quickly (within a few days) changed from appearing ‘normal’ for the past 18 months to looking like this. I don’t know much about these plants and only ...
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Shade for plants during wet season necessary or not

I have tomatos, beans, chilis, onions, and garlic plants, and also juvenile fruit tree (30cm) avocado, grapes, ficus carica, strawberry, papaya, and I think some outdoor flowers I had oranges sprouts ...
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What disease does my Japanese cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) have?

I got this Japanese cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) a month ago and cut it into a bonsai shape. I am new to caring for bonsais or cypresses. I was wondering what these little strings on my new plant's ...
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Black spots on my ruby ficus elastica

Does anyone know what these black spots on my ficus are and how to treat? I had to put it out in the sun when my house was being painted, could it be sunburn? Or maybe a fungus?
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Houseplants not looking good

I recently moved and now my money tree and monstera are getting brown / yellow leaves and leaf drop. I think the monstera is too far gone but any help would be appreciated!!! I had to walk them ...
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I think I have peace lily and the looks not so great

I have kept them around two months and the first time I got it was looking really good and then I can put them into new pot. That’s all I didn’t change the soil and I water it for a few days it just ...
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What is wrong with my plant , how I can save it? [closed]

I need your help to save this plant , I water it when the soil is just dry, I don't know what is the disease
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Why is my tulsi plant drying up?

There are traces of white spots, leaves turning brown from the edge and the plant is dying off. (I don't see evident signs of spider mites, which are present on my other plants and I am using need oil ...
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Tree replanting question

I have a generic question. Can all trees be replanted, by extracting them with all their roots, and, I would guess, also the soil, or are there also some trees that cannot be moved? What are some ...
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Red agleonema has yellowing leaves?

Some of the leaves have stared turning yellow and drooping. The soil is completely dry right now but I was afraid the yellowing was because of overwatering. Please help :)
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Deformed Leaves on Newly Grafted Citrus Tree

I'm reaching out because I've noticed some unusual deformities in the leaves of my Washington Navel Orange tree (grafted in September this year), and I'm a bit puzzled about the cause. I've attached a ...
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Help please my rubber tree

I am new here and I am reading lots of good advice. I have had this plant for 7 years now and it’s been repotted 3 times, I’ve cut back many times where the arms are and the top but it never grows in ...
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What's happening with my chilli leaves?

My chili plant was fine a couple days ago, we had a week of unexpected hot weather (30 celcius) which has now cooled back down to around 22, but I've noticed all the leaves on my plant suddenly look ...
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Vinca ( Madagascar Periwinkle ) leaves are curling and flowers are blooming shriveled looking

Flowers that bloomed a day ago were already shriveled when they bloomed . And the leaves started curling from the bottom up. . I have kept it in the bag that I bought it in and watering it a little ...
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Out of date suppliments to potting mix

I found these expired calcium suppliments while cleaning. Some of them are solid tablets and some are soft gelatin capsules. Now the crazy question is: Can we put these suppliments in the potting mix ...
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Can I save a moldy mango seed that already sprouted?

I started growing this mango seed about aonth a half ago maybe two months. But I know I last watered it like maybe a month ago and it was watered well but a week later after I had I thought I drowned ...
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