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My small avocado plant is dying

I think my small avocado plant is dying. I spent 15 days somewhere else for my holiday. Before I left my plant was perfectly healthy and lovely (photo below). I told my roommate to water it on Dec. ...
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What are those white spots? Are they mould & harmful?

I have an indoor plant located at the windows of my kitchen. I water it every 2-3 days with rice water and the plant has been growing well. Recently I spotted some white spot at the soil of the ...
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Shaving 2 inches off the top of a 12 inch thick tree root for 3 feet

Syzygium australis tree root across pathway, is it possible to shave down 2 inches for approx 3 feet (the width of the path) along the root and seal it with something to avoid stressing the tree. I am ...
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Is this a green Wandering Jew plant?

I think I may have inherited two of these green wandering Jew plants...but I can’t find any description of the tiny white flowers that it’s putting off...does anyone have any pics of this variety of ...
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Unknown chili pepper, any one know?

The chili plant has smallish leaves, current height about 1 & half feet tall. The chili pepper is probably half the size of a golf ball, green turning to red. Any ideas what type it is please?
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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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Can I lay geotextile sheeting beneath new grass?

We have an area of ground that was a thick mix of overgrown weeds and plants. We would like to turf this area. We have turned over the soil and taken out some of the roots but there are still a lot of ...
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my dumb cane's leaves are browning and

I have this dumb cane that I bought 6 months ago from a local store. It did not grow much since then, may be 2 leaves. The existing leaves are also turning brown and are curled up. I also saw ...
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This tree is growing in my yard - central VA zone 7 anyone ID? No flowers so far

This tree is growing wild in my yard about 10 feet tall now. It looked a little like an apple but not when I pick leaves and compare. It grew quite fast and has not flowered yet where most other trees ...
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Tomato plants with light spots on the leaves

I’m new to growing tomatoes and noticed these spots. I’m not sure if it’s due to watering issues, a fungus, or something else. I am currently growing them inside and place them in the window when the ...
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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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could you identify this Orchid?

If been told that this is an Amaryllis but I'm very doubtful. Thanks to the clue given by @GardenGems I have finally narrowed it down to bromeliads It has a baby that looks slightly different ...
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My indoor plant has an orange mold-like substance growing on it and has tiny white bugs. How can I remove it?

I have my very first plant in my cube and it seems to be doing just fine. However, there is an orange mold-like substance growing on the top of the soil, and I can see a few tiny white bugs crawling ...
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Would LEDs be beneficial for most plants?

I'm trying to grow the following indoors: Lambs lettuce Purple Coneflower Thyme Dill Bergamot I'm having a hard time getting things to grow with fertilized soil and sunlight by windows, I'm ...
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Cycad - Zamia fischeri - large chunk from caudex

Advice please on what may have caused this large chunk to be taken from my specimen of Zamia fischeri? Background The plant was purchased about six months ago and I recently (three or four weeks ...
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Can you please help identify this plant

The plant I am referring to is the thin dangling plant. It seems to be growing well, but I have no idea what it is.
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Java Palm Brown leaf

I have had a Java Palm for around 1 year. Indoor. Recently, about 1 month ago, I am observing an abnormal amount of leaves turning brown, gradually. I normally water the plant couple times a week, 1 ...
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Conifer identification

In Taiwan in winter. This is the only unpruned specimen. fairly commonly grown. The leaf-tips curve upwards. I now think it is likely to be Thuja chinensis possibly 'Globosa'. 3]3 .imgur.com/cmDz0....
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What do I do with these roselle plants?

Due to other work, I was unable to transplant these roselle plants to smaller containers. Their roots grew tangled and the leaves were very sparse and discoloured/reddish tipped. Though these bore one ...
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black nightshade plant

Can you please confirm: This is Black-night-shade berries? This is an edible? Perennial or annual plant for Zone 9b (N.California) Best practice/time to propagate them (using the ripe berries) ...
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My palm plant is dead can I revive it?

My plant was growing well in summer but suddenly it started losing leaves and now as you can see in the picture has no leaves anymore. I changed the soil, changed the watering pattern but none helped ...
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Do any plants add nutrients back into the soil as they grow?

It seems reasonable that there ought to be at least a few symbiotic plant varieties that benefit from improving soil condition for other plants. If not that, are there plants that essentially improve ...
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Uk plant (probably weed) identification

found this growing in a hanging basket we thought was empty. Any thoughts?
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Recover (probably) struggling Fittonia/Nerve plant

Around the end of May (which would be the end of Fall here in the southern hemisphere) I bought a small potted Fittonia to keep in my bedroom. As you can see in the picture, by the time it came it was ...
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Monstera (Swiss cheese plant) brown patches on leaves

I've gone through some of the previous posts for Monstera's but couldn't quite find anything like this. I bought a new Monstera about a week ago and it seemed to be adapting well. New leaves were ...
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Can't identify my plant

I planted a seed 2-3 weeks ago from a fruit (or possibly a vegetable) and now I have completely forgot what it was. Unfortunately I did not put a note on the pot. What could it be? My first guess was ...
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8-month avocado plant developed large spots on leaves that are spreading… what do I do?

I have an ~8 month avocado plant that was growing really well until about two months ago, when it started developing large dark brown spots on the leafs. The spots continued to spread to the ...
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Does seed from F1 hybrid tomato fruits grow?

Some time ago, I wanted to grow tomatoes by using the seeds from the tomato which I was eating at the moment. I did some research on the internet, but then discovered you could not grow tomatoes from ...
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How to trim an avocado tree?

I was recently given an avocado tree that is a 5 ft tall stalk. It is in a pot indoors. I would like to trim it to encourage bushiness. How much should I trim off? The top five leaves? The top three?...
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~1 Year old Avocado tree drooping leaves after repotting

Hi recently I decided to move my avocado tree to a different pot because it suddenly stopped growing new leaves and the leaf tips had started to brown a bit. I believe I had watered a little too much ...
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bottom watering for a baby avocado plant?

Can I use bottom watering for my avocado plant , instead of watering from the top . i thought that it would be easier to maintain.I would just have to monitor the level of water in the bottom of the ...
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Is Natural Cinder a good soil amendment?

Found this online: Natural cinder of 4-8mm chunks a good stuff to add alongside perlite/pumice for succulents and other soil mix? EDIT: What about coal cinder?
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Caring for Ficus Starlight plant

I have a Ficus Starlight with green and yellow leaves. The size of the leaves are small, not very big. Is this plant require same care as weeping fig? What is the correct soil mix for this plant and ...
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How to straighten an Aloe vera plant?

I have a huge Aloe. I've had it for about 3 years and it was huge before I got it. It just blossomed for the first time. Actually I should say it has a first time bud. All I do is water it and leave ...
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Should I take precautious measures?

Noticed these fuzzy little balls clumped together in my pot. Its not a root. The other holes have very very very small white dots in the soil almost like little tiny specs of mold or eggs. Should it ...
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Did this Elephants ear get sunburn?

I bought this plant and put it next to a south facing window on a sunny day. 2 days later I noticed the leaf had this big yellow/brown patch on it. Is this characteristic of being sunburnt or ...
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Help! My avocado plants are drying out after transplanting

I grew 4 avocado trees from seed about a month ago, and they were growing really well and were healthy back then. However, I decided to transplant them after seeing how crowded the pot was and moved ...
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What is a good tree to attract pollinators in late summer?

I am looking for a good August blooming tree that is bee frequently. Searching the internet I seem to just get a different mix of the same results of my searches. When I search For August blooming ...
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How hard or easy those Haworthias are to cultivate?

Those Haworthias are sold in the range of $40 to $50 equivalent, while standard ones are marketed in the range of $3 to $5, depending on size. This is from a local grower in my country, not an online ...
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Yucca Elephantipes' leaves are drying out

I have had this Yucca for almost a year and around two months ago I started noticing this happening. The plant is next to a north-east window. Generally, Yucca is watered every 10 days. I always make ...
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Why are the new growths on my Sago Palm withering and turning yellow/vrown

I’ve had this sago palm for just over a week. When I bought it, the new growths were already a little bit sad looking, and they’ve since deteriorated. The older parts are healthy and green, and have ...
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Chrysanthemum,how can i refresh them in the garden

My plants will flower in a month or two but have dead leaves up the stems already.
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Why are the leaves of my peace lily plant turning yellow?

My peace lily plant was very robust and had lots of flowers. However, its leaves started turning yellow and now it looks like I am going to lose it. What can I do?
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LED grow lights in living space cause eye damage?

I'm setting up a 3'x 6' space in my living room to grow citrus trees. I'd like them to be able to fruit year-round. I'm trying to decide between a few 200-400 watt CFL grow lights or LEDs. LEDs are ...
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Wondering what type of plant this is

I recently bought this plant and really like it, but I don’t know what it is called. I want to make sure I am able to take good care of it.
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What causes a planted seed not have leaves

I started a avacado tree from seed and it is about two feet tall but it only has new leaves at the top of it and the rest is bare stalk. what do I need to do to make it make more 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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Will lemon tree ever grow new leaves on on bare branches?

I have an apparently healthy lemon tree that exhibits a few isolated leafless branches, 10-30cm long. Can I assume these are dead wood and prune them, or should I wait longer for them to emit new ...
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Identify, is it a xGasteraloe, a Haworthia, a Tulistia, or something else?

I nursed this unknown plant with no roots and black spot to a nicely growing plant with many offsets & flowers coming on. I will have a better idea once I get to see the flower. But, what do you ...
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Sansevieria disease

Anyone know what is happening to this sansevieria?

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