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Camomile and oregano stopped growing after sprouting

I planted oregano and camomile from seeds, and shortly after sprouting they stopped growing. I tried moving them to a more sunny or shaded areas, but they still don't grow. They keep being the same ...
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Philodendron Brasil unfurl deformed

The leaves unfurl in a deformed manner, it will unfurl in a unusual shape, or be crinkled or translucent in some parts. I cant see any bugs, however it typically only happens on new leaves. I apply a ...
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What is this house-plant?

What plant is it? It's dying and I don't know why!
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Scale like matter and dark spots on Lipstick Petiole

I found this scale like matter on my leaves and i noticed they have been droopy lately. There is also tiny black things on almost every petiole.
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My snake plant stopped growing

I’ve had this plant for 6 months and in those 6 months three leave shot up like crazy! They grew over a foot in length but the rest of the leaves have all stayed the same length. Is this normal?
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Is it risky to dust off the leaves of a plant (e.g. in terms of bacteria)?

Should we dust off the leaves of an indoor bonsai with a dry sopalin by gently massaging each leaf towards its ends and then towards the outside?
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Housepolant identification and care

Can anyone help me identify this house plant? Some of the leaves have gone yellow, I think due to under watering and this seems to be improving now. Should these be trimmed? Any other care tips ...
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Diy plant saucers

I was checking amazon and home depot, and 12” sturdy plastic saucers begin at $3.50 each. I find them expensive. Is there any way to build these saucers for cheaper? I searched pinterest and there ...
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Do all desert cacti need a rest period?

Assuming a desert cactus could get all of its needs, light, heat, water... during the growing season met year round, does this cactus need a rest/dormancy period to remain healthy? Flowering does not ...
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Avocado plant white resin/wax like substance on back of leaves. What could it be?

I planted an avocado plant from seed about 2,5 years ago. The plant seemed to grow well, but I moved it alot, due to unproper conditions (lighting, temperature). For the last year, though, it stayed ...
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Please help me identify this

My neighbor gave this to me right before she moved out of state she didn't know anything about it except that it would make a beautiful flowering plant. This is just the bottom of the start that I ...
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Nerve plant with curly crunchy leaves

I've had this nerve plant for several years. Since moving apartments in June 2018 it's been looking worse and worse. It got very tall and leggy at first, which I assumed was because it wasn't getting ...
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What is happening to my Dieffenbachia, and what can I do about it?

BACKGROUND I brought 2 similar plants, of this same Dieffenbachia (see attached photo): Both were brought from the same nursery Both were brought at the same time Both were placed in new (never been ...
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whats wrong with my my zz plant`s leaves

hi would you please help me what's wrong with my zz plant... its leaves are rolling as you see in pictures.i water it very carefully but it was started 1 month ago,after that i repot it. some roots ...
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Pruning small tomato plant?

I bought this tomato plant some time ago, and it grew about 3 small tomatoes. The tomato plant currently looks like this. I’m not sure if it’s dying, but the tomatoes grew in the dying branches. Now ...
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Getting rid of mealybugs in geranium/citronella?

I have a small citronella plant that used to look very leafy and green. All of a sudden, the plant started turning brown, and the leaves were dying. So I looked at it today, and found some white ...
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Name of this Plant and how to keep it straight

What is the name of this plant and also how do i keep main trunk straight. When i bought this plant 7 months ago its leaves were curly and damaged as you can see some old leaves are still there , ...
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What is the Name of this Plant and is it succulent or Sansevieria

I bought this plant from Ikea atleast 2 months back, and shifted it to a slightly bigger pot and now i see new "leaves" are starting to come. But what is the name of this plant and category
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Why does part of my spider plant appear variegated and the other part does not?

I have a spider plant. Some of the leaves appear variegated (photo 1) and some of the leaves do not (photo 2, maybe some of the leaves are lighter in the middle, but nothing like the stark green-white ...
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Elephant ear yellowing

My elephant ear has always been in a pot. Every time it gets a new leaf the green one dies. I put it outside in the summer and then bring in. It even multiplied for me.
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Do golden pothos, rubber plant & spider plant release oxygen at night?

Just like snake plant & money plant, is it safe to keep golden pothos, rubber plant & spider plant in bedroom during night? Do they release oxygen during night as well?
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My ornamental pineapple plant

The soil of my green pineapple plant has a lot of white & green round things, what are they? I don’t know what to do.
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What are those dark spots on my pilea

Since 2 weeks I have noticed that the leaves on my pilea started to have clusters of small dark spots. I'm wondering if it is a bad sign and whether I should do something or change something. So far, ...
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Why are those leafs drying?

Why are they drying and how can I save them. They are in front of yhe window facing north. There is an apartment across very close. So not too much sunlight but enough I guess. I am in İstanbul. I ...
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Can I save orchids infested with scale insects?

I have a number of orchids, which are doing well in general terms, but which are becoming increasingly infested with scale insects. I've tried manual removal, and spraying with such things as Neem ...
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Need to identify this plant

Please identify this plant. It has not flowered yet. The stem and leaves have tiny hairs. There is no particular aroma or, taste to the leaves. Place: West Bengal, India. Temperature : 24° C, humidity ...
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Plant is bending and getting die

Suddenly my plant start bending to one side I think the stem is weak and from weak stem it is shedding off Will my plant can thrive again if i cut the upper bending part Or some other measure should ...
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Rubber plant dying need help

! Need advice. It started with leaves drooping. As you can see there are 3 stems. Only one seems to be drooping. The weight got too heavy and the stem is now bent and thin. Is there anyway i could ...
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What plant can I grow in these conditions?

I have a small pot at home. I need a plant that produces fruits as much as possible in a very short time (1 year max) and lives as long as possible :) The place may have direct sun but it's in shadow ...
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Hazelnut Tree In Front Yard, Squirrels!! Bad Idea?

My husband and I just bought our first house with two big hazelnut trees in the front yard, it surely gave us a feeling of being close to the nature, but on the other hand, there are so many chestnut ...
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Houseplant Troubleshooting: Why is this Plant Shedding Leaves?

I've been caring for this plant (unsure of the name) for about two months--and over this period, it's remained perfectly healthy. In the last week, however, it's begun to lose its leaves, and I'm not ...
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Do plumeria with inflo need fertilizer to actually bloom?

My plumeria appears to have an inflo! It grew from a cutting that I planted about a year ago. It’s got quite a few large leaves and I planted it in fox farms organic soil. I’m wondering if I need to ...
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Kalanchoe and curled leaves and yellow tips

Sorry my photo would not upload. I have owned a Kalanchoe now for almost two years. It is generally a healthy plant. It grew fast and is leggy but is thick with dark green leaves and has been blooming ...
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Ficus lyrata - the leaves getting dry, brown underneath

What is causing the leaves to dry in such away. Could that be because it has too much light etc.? Also, the leaves are getting brownish underneath.
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Odd Growths on Umbrella Plant - what are they?

These odd growths have recently appeared on my umbrella plant. Does anyone know what they are?
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Is sun burning my Rubber plant? Or is this something else?

Looks like sun damage to me. Or is it something else?
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Questionable small white spots on panda plant

I’m not too sure when these spots came up. Did a quick google search and the first results says that it could be mealybugs, but I don’t see any actual bugs on the plant or in the soil. A few other ...
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My Fittonia Hybrid plant looks dead but I really hope it’s not

I have moved it to a less light place and watered it every day but it’s still like this. I was really hoping someone could help revive it.
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Mango Tree from Seed - is it damaged?

I’ve been growing a mango plant from seed and transferred to pot a couple of weeks ago. Since, the top has hardened to an almost woody nub - is this healthy or did it get damaged in transfer. Also, ...
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do indoor plants produce carbon dioxide in night?

I have some in door plants such as Areca, peace lily and Yucca, some of them are in my bedroom as well. I know these plants produce Oxygen and remove toxins... but what about in night? do they release ...
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Please ID this cactus species

The label that was in the pot when I got it identified the genus as espostoa. Is it possible to tell what species it is? If not, does it even matter? I'm trying to figure out the name of the species ...
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Is my chili plant infected?

I have a 50 days old chili plant in the balcony. Yesterday I noticed some white formations on it. I am not sure if my plant is infected by some pest. What do you think this is? And how can I deal ...
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Holes on my succulent leaves

Hi, my succulents have recently been getting holes in them and I have no idea what it is. Please help!!
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Is this a schefflera plant?

I thought maybe a schefflera but not sure. Waxy leaves and some look like they have serrated tips.
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Colocasia mojito leaves turning red and wilting

My colocasia mojito has a few leaves that are turning red and wilting the one in the close up picture is the worst. I'm not sure if it's getting too much light or not enough. It's sitting on my ...
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Can I cut the top off my Lace Aloe plant?

It is having trouble supporting its own weight, and I am hoping that cutting off the top (where it starts to droop) would let it grow more full, rather than just tall. Would that work? Does it work ...
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Identify this succulent?

Can you help me identify this plant?
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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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What’s going on with my staghorn fern and how do I save it?

We bought this staghorn at Lowe’s awhile ago from the equivalent of a reject bin. It’s always looked kinda sad. Recently though it’s gotten mold or bugs on it. I don’t know what happened. It lost ...
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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 ...