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Caffeine containing plants that will grow in Germany's climate

I plan on switching from coffee to a more regional alternative but can't quite figure out which plants would be suitable. I'm based in Germany so it would be great if the plant grows somewhere around ...
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Peace lily wilting even after watering, no root bound

I was looking for advice on what to do with my peace lily. For the last month or so it's always been a bit wilted. Even after watering it, it looks a bit happier but drops again shortly after with the ...
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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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Is my miracle berry bush dead?

I have a miracle berry bush (Synsepalum dulcificum) and its leaves are dry and brittle. I tried to water it, but it does not seem to be responding. Should I presume it is dead and get a new one?
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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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indoor avacado tree care

I have an avacado tree that I grew from a pit. The tree is about a foot and a half tall and has 3 big green leaves on it. It's been the same way for about 3 months now and is not growing anymore ...
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New Orchid growing from main Plant

I have had this trusty orchid for many years and it has given me many lovely sprays of flowers but now it has given me a baby orchid! I have propagated from stem plants but not sure how to deal with ...
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Training Fruit trees to form low fences

I recently visited a country estate in the UK. The gardens had a number of large beds and the paths through these beds where all lined with low (2 foot or so) fences to create the barrier. The really ...
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Please can you help me identify this

I have found this growing through out a newly purchased allotment, the root is really thick and almost looks like asparagus stems but has these small leaves started to break through the surface! ...
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Why is my aloe vera plant having plant spots?

My aloe vera plant is having black and brown spots. Help me figure it out .
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What is this red football shaped fruit?

We encountered this fruit in a garden in Los Angeles. It was on a bush. We opened a small one and it had a soft but solid interior, with no obvious seeds or pits, but again, the one we opened was ...
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Will vine survive after this?

I have this vine that grew out of a pot, and it’s been wrapping around things. Then yesterday somebody kicked the pot and the vine “broke” (if that’s the word). I just stuck the end back in the soil,...
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Bark is falling off on our trees. Could it be Dutch elm disease?

We live in New York. Bark is falling off several of our trees. Could it be Dutch elm disease? It’s falling off in slivers.
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How to take care of White Sandalwood Plant in the Pot?

Previously, I have posted this question on SE and it was related to Red Sandalwood plant (dead now). Recently, I have purchased a new White Sandalwood plant. But, I think that the condition of this ...
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Potted indoor lemon tree

For the last few months my lemon tree has been losing its leaves. I recently discovered a lot of citrus scale on the tree. I cleaned them all off. Im wondering if the leaf drop is due to the scale ...
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Dog ate my blueberry bushes

We got a new puppy and she would chew everything is there something I can do to save my babies. !
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Fencing removal with an old beautiful rose on it

We need to replace our fencing but an old rose bush we’re desperate to keep and established ivy, which we’re happy to keep for privacy, is partly covering it. What’s the best time of year to do it and ...
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Why is the example photo on the Wikipedia article “McMansion” seemingly an actual mansion? [closed]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McMansion I didn't know what a "McMansion" was until just now, when I looked it up on Wikipedia after hearing it mentioned somewhere. Apparently, it's a "poor man's ...
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New Zealand weed with strong central stalk, narrow blade-like leaves, no flowers

Our garden in Christchurch New Zealand has been invaded this summer by what I have in my profound ignorance named stalky things. These weeds have a single, strong central stalk. No hint of flowers has ...
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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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Help: New Kentia Palm with Leaves Yellowing/Browning from Leaf Tips

(for some reason it won't upload my pictures, so I will try to add later today; or or look at this link because I was able to post the photos on this site: https://garden.org/thread/view/119484/New-...
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What should I grow on soil which doesn't soak water to the underground?

I have a piece of land which has, I guess, large calcium content as it show white deposits in large quantities. I tried to grow various plants on it but could not succeed. The land does not absorb ...
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Gritty mix for cactus and succulents usage

I am seeing some gritty mixes for succulents and I cannot find any info on the product regarding it usage.. Will succulents or cactus do well if they are placed in those gritty mixes? Here are gritty ...
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Lotus-like succulent. What plant is this?

The plant is very small and looks similar to one I have that is quite bigger compared to this little fella. Is this Echeveria? What is the care and soil needs for this plant? Both the plants are in 4" ...
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Pumice or perlite for succulents?

Is pumice better for cactus and succulent mix and such than perlite? Is it all about the chunks? I am thinking of making my own soil mix for succulents and cactus and other plants like jade plants ...
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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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Is our vascular plant alive or not?

We have one vascular plant (Araucaria heterophylla) which asjed about that it before here. So according the answer to the question, i have triyed to change it's soil by this kind: And And this GIF :...
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white stuff on olive tree leaves

I bought an olive tree a year ago and it is growing nicely since then. I keep it indoors in winter months, as the climate where I live would be too cold for it. In summer I move it to my balcony. ...
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Kentia Palm one of the stems dried out because of insects

We have a nice Kentia Palm within the office. The plant is watered regularly as per the guidance. It also gets occasional misting. Unfortunately I recently noticed the plant started drying out and ...
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What is this hanging plant with variegated leaves?

I won this plant and hanging basket at a local dance club, I was so swept up in the excitement of winning I forgot to ask what it’s called. So what have I got and how should I care for it?
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White stuff on bromeliad

So I didn't realize that some bromeliads have a natural white substance on them until after I had wiped it down and done some research. 🤦🏻‍♀️The leaves look a little wonky (it's been 24 hours since ...
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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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Curio Mount Everest : Leaves drying out

I bought a Curio Mount Everest from Lidl 1 week back. Since I am in northern Germany, it does not get much sunlight or sun in winter. So, I am watering it only when it is totally dry and I am also ...
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Neem Tree Identification

I have this Neem tree and was told that they are gender specific. I have tried looking on the internet to no avail. Is there an easy way to identify the gender of a Neem tree?
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Big Dracaena Marginata dying

I've got two Dracaena Marginata in one pot - the large one has had almost all of its leaves fall off (when still green showing no issues, trunk is still solid). The little one of the two hasn't had a ...
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How to germinate seeds using the plastic bag method

I've been trying to germinate seeds (lavender and tomato seeds from store bought seed packets) using different ways of the paper towel in a plastic bag method that I've been reading from the internet ...
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Using water soluble fertilizer as nutrient solution

I am quite new to hydroponics so forgive my ignorance :) I am planning to make a simple DWC set up (for tomatoes) and was wondering if I could use a water soluble fertilizer (20-20-20 with Mg Fe Cu ...
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Saving pineapple plant

All my pineapple plants leaves turned yellow, and drying in about a month. My mother most likely over watered it, about 2-3 times a week. It currently has a fruit which is completely yellow now. How ...
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What to do with this Meyer Lemon Tree?

I have a Meyer Lemon Tree that used to be doing well, but has lately been losing most of its leaves. See How to tell if indoor lemons are ready to pick for what it used to look like. I had it outside ...
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Snake Plant decayed after propagation

Just to let everyone know in beginning what happen to whole Plant - IT DIED Now how this happen, I had sansevieria trifasciata with Green Center and Yellow edges, It had 3 pups and that plant ...
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Fungus on my shrubs?

So after living in our house for 3 years there's something going on with our shrubs. In a previous post you can see the shrubs when we moved in. However now there are certain portions of the shrub ...
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Growing Mushrooms: Grain & Saw Dust in one bag

When dealing with Shiitake liquid culture it is advised to first inoculate a grain substrate, like a bag, after which to transfer the spawn to saw dust. It seems to me, that the big advantage of using ...
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Should I mulch after turning in a cover crop? In a raised bed

I planted a cover cropping mix (clover mix) and recently turned it into the soil so that it can decompose in 3-6 weeks. First I cut the green parts of the cover crop into the soil and then used a hoe ...
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Aloe Vera leaning to one side

Why is my Aloe Vera leaning to one side? I tried to pull it straight and it seems like it's working for the upper part like you can see in the photo. Can I just cut it's bottom leaves and fill the pot ...
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monstera propagation

I wanted to propagate my mostera deliciosa but it went wrong and I cut a simple branch with no leaf node. I put it in water but it seems like there isn't any roots yet. Is there any way to make this ...
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Marigolds are dying!

I got these marigolds almost a week ago and the flowers has been turning brown and drooping down, they are only watered at night and they get sunlight in the morning. Any advice?
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What to do about white powder on moss

I've got a pot with a bonsai tree. Recently I started seeing a white powder over the moss at the bottom. Is that some kind of fungus? What can I do about it? The tree pot is inside, gets quite a lot ...
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peace lily problem

I have a peace lily which is 6 weeks old (part of a sympathy planter), I transplanted it last week into a larger pot since it was beginning to droop and yellow. I used Miracle Grow potting soil, ...
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Should I keep these three plants in one pot?

I bought this pot with five small plants in it last summer but when I brought them home they grew too fast and I had to change the pot and remove two of them. Maybe this happened because they had too ...
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Identification of this tree

I came across this tree when going for a walk last weekend. I live in a rather cold climate. In winter we experience -10°C and less so I was suprised to find this tree that looks like it comes from ...

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