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I've read that tap water may contain salts and Fluorine which accumulate at the edge of the leaf. Rainwater or A/C runoff is best with dilluted fertilizer. But that's not all. They require high humidity and should not be fertilized when soil is dry. Watering should allow constant moisture but not overwatering (think of rainforest floor: water drains but ...


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I will start with the size of your pot. It appears from the close up pictures your pot is oversized for your plant. The pot will hold too much water for your plant can absorb. This can cause leaves to yellow, root rot and edema (blisters on the leaves). If you plant had completely filled its last pot wit roots then it was time to repot it in a larger pot ...


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It may be an issue with your water. Are you using tap? Ive found Calathea definitely prefer filtered/distilled water. They are picky plants for sure.


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As you've used the tag 'indoor' I'm assuming you're growing this as a houseplant? First, is there a drainage hole in that pot? Or is the plant in a pot with a drainage hole inside the outer pot? If it's in a container with no drainage hole, that needs to be corrected, so transfer to a different pot that has drainage. Watering and light requirements are ...


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You've washed it as much as you possibly can. If there are living insects, you should be able to see them. There is a small possibility that there are still eggs on the plant, but I wouldn't worry about it. You can spray the plant with an systemic insecticide, which will treat the roots. Spray the plant not the roots. The best thing you can do at this ...


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Bamboo's answer works. I would add that you need to rent a 'sod cutter'. You have little sod but it would be great to remove 2" of grass/weeds/soil. What you cut you can and should use to make plant beds. For the new beds you simply add the cut soil/weeds to the areas where you want plant beds. Turn the sod over and when you've got beds the way you want ...


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Now is not the time for gardening in the UK, but now IS the time for removing the old fence and putting in new fencing, removing the shed (if you want it removed and I think you do) and work out where you want a patio and a new shed. Don't worry about the lawn for the time being, ignore it; it looks like it needs replacing anyway, so that's best done in ...


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It's a Dracena. Get it in some nice potting mix with lots of drainage. The roots will take off with time. For the time being, don't fertilise. Also when you water it remember the size of the roots. Little roots can't take up a huge pots worth of water. You want the soil to have plenty of air for the roots to breath. If you water log them with too ...


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It's not a disease. It's most likely a issue of stresss. It could be the difference in growing condition from your house and the garden centre. It may have been at the garden centre for a matter of a few days. or even a few hours. Depending on where the garden centre got the plant it may have been on a truck in complete dark for days trucked across the ...


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