Questions tagged [plant-health]

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What is attacking my morning glories and how do I get rid of it?

enter image description here What is this affecting my morning glories? And what can I do to help get rid of it? I have took a wet napkin and wiped them off today. I also have seen small bugs ...
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Is Sawdust good for flower gardens?

So I live in Phoenix, AZ in a house neighboring my grandparents. Today we had to cut down a huge pine tree in our front yard because it had died from bark beetle (or some other parasite). I mentioned ...
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White marks on magnolia.

I posted about similar marks on one tree I had. Now I see the same on another. Still looking for info about what this could be...
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Why is my plant dying?

So this plant was a present and its blossoms were already kind of wilting when I got it. I tried my best and repot it asap and watered it on a regular basis. It had a few symbols as instruction how to ...
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Drying and curled up leaves on pluot tree

We planted the tree about 2 months ago. It was thriving beautifully. Last week suddenly the leaves curled up and dried becoming brown. It coincided with dry days (I’m in northeast) so I started ...
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Fruit on trees shriveling up before it develops (peach, apple, pear)

I can’t figure out why the fruit on my trees aren’t developing fully. I have a few fruit trees in my back yard (peach, apple, pear) and they all used to produce good fruit. They were never really ...
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I feel my plant looks sad. Does it need more light?

My rubber plant which I bought just a week ago looks sad, does it need more light?
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What is happening to my squash/cucurbita?

I have planted in a pot the seeds of a squash/cucurbita (this type) and it was growing very quick and nicely. In the last couple of days I noticed that the leaves looks half dead/sick, and I don't ...
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Money Plant Leaves

What can I do to make my money plant healthy? It's leaves are like burnt and also has holes in it. If I place it indoor, the leaves become yellow and fall off. Posting pics too.
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Cucumber plant turning yellow and babies dying

I live in Los Angeles and am growing cucumbers in a container. My cukes were going like gangbusters until about a week ago, had probably 10 little baby cukes growing, and then my leaves started ...
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Why are my cilantro leaves turning brown?

My cilantro are about three inches tall and has been growing for about three weeks. Today, the leaves are wilting? This is on several of the plants, and some of the leaves’ edges are beginning to ...
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Why my indoor Fuchsia is wilting?

I have this new Fuchsia plant which until yesterday was pretty good in shape. many buds are there and blooms were also coming I try to keep this plant moist. For that I use wooden skewers. I put it ...
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How to save my Fittonia (Nerve plant) after repotting?

I bought a pot of Fittonia (red leaves) yesterday. I was really in good health. Yesterday I moved those 3 plants into new pots since the actual pot was pretty small. I used soil bought from store (...
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What’s wrong with my Aloe Vera plant?

I have absolutely no idea what’s wrong with my aloe. It started getting these patches of light brown spots a few weeks ago and appears to have spread. Any advice on what it is/how to treat it?
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Trying to identify small insects on peppers (and if they're dangerous)

I'm completely new to gardening in Colorado, so I hope this isn't a dumb question. Today I noticed some very tiny bugs crawling on the leaves of my pepper plants and and there are a few very small ...
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small cherry tree has gum leaking, probably wound

I have a small cherry tree that has some glue leaking, think it might have a wound that I didn't notice before, probably from when it snowed in spring last year. There are also some yellow leaves on a ...
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Dry brown stem on tomato plant

I carefully transferred this tomato from a pot because some of the leaves are starting to dry out and the stem is turning brown, and it did not seem to make a difference. So I was wondering if this is ...
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How to treat a magnolia with white fuzz on its leaves?

I can’t find photos with similar problem in the internet. Therefore, I don’t know how to treat this. Please help me, the tree looks worse each day.
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Can I save this stem or must I cut it out?

One of my stepdaughters decided to use their nails to damage my plant. Can I save it or do I have to cut this out?
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Black stem tips in a blueberry plant

I have a blueberry plant that is about 4 months old and a couple of weeks ago I noticed that the tips of the two main stems (the ones that the plant came with when I bought it), and some leaves are ...
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Avocado leaves browning and dying

Anyone know what is going on with my avocado tree last year it was fine i grew it from a seed but this year the leaves have suddenly started browning and dying off and at first i thought i was over-...
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Hostas in river rock - am I doing it wrong?

Last year I put water permeable fabric and then river rock down on a slope that sends water runoff toward my garage. A furrow at the edge of the rock helps direct the runoff away slightly better. It’...
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Spots on Magnolia

My Kay Parris Magnolia has some odd white spots on it. I’m wondering what these could be and how to deal with them?
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What is wrong with this cherry tree .. how to revive it?

It has been so from last couple of months. Place:kashmir
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What caused this yellow speckles and shrinking?

The plant is Arabian Jasmine Sambac. Is this caused by too much heat? Ambient temp in Delhi these days is 43C This was growing all fine. It developed numerous green buds and was growing just like a ...
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What is causing tip dieback of Norway Spruce?

This is a recently planted Norway Spruce in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin. 1/3 planted trees is experiencing tip dieback. Is this planting stress, symptom of a tip blight, or something else?
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Please help me identify my bonsai tree?

I've looked online to try to identify the type of tree that it is so I can take better care of it in regards to watering, fertilizing, & the environment. So far I've come up with nothing & it'...
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Chopping old vegetable/fruit to the ground as compost [duplicate]

Sometimes I have vegetable/fruit that's gone bad and it's going to be thrown. I was thinking about chopping it and mix it with the ground of the plants I have (not so many). Will it be helpful for ...
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How to help thuja aurea nana to florish

I have a few of these pants - about a year and half old. But they (all of them - 6) are drying one side but looks better on the other side. Please help Update 9/1: after adding some fish emulsion and ...
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Problems with Camellia sinensis

All my Camellia sinensis appear with the leaves like the foto shows. All the other Camellias ( japonica and sasanqua are Ok)- Please, someone knows what it is?
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White color substance on the branch of hibiscus plant

I have three hibiscus plants growing in our garden but for one hibiscus I could see some white color substance on the new leaves and branch. Can anyone please advise on how to get rid of this and save ...
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why is this laurel hedge still dying

This laurel was dying, leaves going brown. Soil a bit dry, watered it loads, a week and a half later still dying. Googled it, some results said probably drought and some said waterlogged roots! So I ...
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Stalk on healthy aloe plant getting too long

I have a healthy aloe plant whose stalk is getting so long that it’s beginning to bend over. What’s the best solution here? To repot in a larger pot so I can plant it lower? Or should I just stake it? ...
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Is this white cottony stuff on my cactus normal?

This cactus was taken from my dad’s cactus garden before it was destroyed. It is very important that I keep it alive. I’m wondering if all this white cottony stuff on the top and the spikes is normal. ...
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Cutting long branches from oregano plant to regrow?

I have an Oregano brujo at home in a regular rectangular pot, but some of the branches are getting too long to stay upright and will eventually break. Is it possible to cut these branches and regrow ...
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What are these small raised black marks on my plants?

Recently bought some potted plants for my apartment and at least two of them have a few small raised black marks on, they're almost volcano shaped, but do come off with some scratching. I'm mainly ...
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Identify this potted plant found at grocery store?

I saw this potted plant at a local grocery store. It was USD $10 and there was only one. Can someone identify this plant? Is it fast-growing? Does it have flowers? Is it indoor or outdoor? Does it ...
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What's wrong with my pilea?

We're having a tough time with our Pilea. We were afraid that it had spider mites so my friend sprayed it with some kind of organic pesticide. Since then, it's been in shock. No progress on growth at ...
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What to do with avocado seed at this point?

I have an avocado seed that's sprouting. What should I do now so that the seed continues growing at a healthy rate? It will eventually grow in a pot.
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How to save a dying dusty miller?

This is my plant and is dying. Although I tried a lot to make it survive its health status depleted with time. Now some of its leaves are still active while rest died (approx 20 percent alive). This ...
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What to do when cucumbers are turning yellow and dying but leaves are ok

I'm learning to garden and have successfully grown bottle gourd and zucchini. I also planted cucumbers but they are turning yellow and I cannot figure out what is wrong. I have looked at a variety of ...
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Does chicken manure interfere with fruit trees?

I have a lemon and orange tree which chickens roost in and poo around and causing the trees not to bear much fruit. What can I do to eliminate the nitrogen in the soil? I cannot move the chickens ...
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Is All this blackberry plant or is there more then 1 plant?

Just started gardening with my kids. We bought some dieing plants from H.D. for $3 each and figured we would see if we could save them. So far so good, we have some new growth. One of the plants, ...
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Spots on climbing rose canes

Last season my climbing rose had a very strong fungal infection, black-spot or something similar. It affected most of the leafs. This spring I have noticed black rings on most of the canes (see ...
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Why are my snack peppers wilting?

Snack Peppers; I love these things, the kids eat them right in the garden while we work there. The seeds are harder to find than most peppers in local stores, and I refuse to pay $3.50 for a single ...
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Why is my Zoysia grass turning red?

I live in zone 9b, South Texas. For two springs in a row, I've been having an issue whereby patches of my Zoysia grass starts turning red. Over time, the grass flattens and loses density. The blade ...
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Is my cactus dying?

I bought my cactus about one year ago. I was surprised that it grew very fast and I thought it's fine. But it looked too skinny and after some search on the internet I found out it didn't get enough ...
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Flamingo flower (Anthurium) leaf discoloration

In February I received this flamingo flower, and the underside of some leaves has v-shaped brown patches. Initially, I kept it under a high-intensity energy-saving light bulb, and was wondering if ...
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Never managed to keep a plant alive for more than a month and then I moved

So when I moved I got a lot of plants as housewarming gifts. So far so good, it has been 6 months and most of them are alive (except for the orchids). But now they are turning yellow and I don't think ...
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What is wrong with my potted mango tree?

I started growing these in 2016. One is doing good but growing very slowly. The other one grew fast but now the leaves at the top are dying but yet at the bottom, new branches are growing. I live in ...