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Looks like what is called purslane in the US. Sunny location and can tolerate low water, similar to moss rose.


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It is a variegated Ficus Elastica, often called a rubber tree or a rubber plant. Although they look really different than their Ficus tree cousins, they are still a member of the Ficus family and are just as fussy as their cousins. These plants like bright light, with little direct sunlight. You should water the plant when the top 1-2 inches of soil feels ...


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This looks like thrip to me. More details are included in a previous answer here. When I was doing interior landscaping if a plant got thrip the most effective solution was to dispose of it as fast as possible. This was the best solution for these reasons: the adults fly when disturbed and can feed on a wide range of plants the larvae live inside the leaf ...


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I just did the soaking method with dish soap. I had them on a jade plant I took from an outside garden. I have had them on this plant for a while and finally made the decision to do something about this. I also scrubbed the stems with a toothbrush. I rinsed them very well in laundry sink and them put them back in the bucket over night I still had some in ...


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Remove the spent flower by clipping it off just above the nearest healthy leaf. It looks almost as if its been exposed to quite a lot of rain, which will often cause this browned, soggy look to this type of marigold flower. When you water, just water the soil in the pot, keep the water off the flowers. Your marigold is Tagetes erecta,common name African ...


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They like some bright indirect light, to low light. They also need humidity. These are best for indoor terrarium since the humidity builds up. Bathrooms is where I keep mine. Misting it will help too.


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They always say peace lillies need bright indirect light, which is most of my house, but ive always had the best luck having them grow in a low light, sometimes I feel like thats wrong because literally everyone says bright indirect light. So I put it in that light setting a few days and the tips start turning brown. I have an app on my phone called Plantera ...


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I agree with the previous answer, they are slow, like avocados. I lost track of how old my plants are, at least 3 years old, and they are about 3 1/2 foot shrubs. Mine are in-ground and I water them only in the dry season just at roots. I don’t fertilize much, just once a season, and I use a citrus fertilizer for those, and save my fishy stuff for my ...


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There are several things that could be going on with your Peace Lily. Over watering can be an issue. As a general rule, you should allow the top 1-2 inches of soil to dry between watering. I also noticed that the plant is in a grower pot that sits inside another pot. Water draining out of the drainage holes in the growers pot will collect in the bottom the ...


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The number of leaflets is variable - I just checked my own plant, which is Schefflera arboricola and is about 2 feet tall. A few leaf clusters have 7 leaflets, most have 9, and a smaller number of newer sets of leaves have 10 leaflets, but I don't have a single leaf cluster with 8, or even 6. You may find, as the plant grows on, you get more leaflets with ...


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Grapefruit are very slow growing. They need a LOT of sunlight, and don’t let the soil dry out completely. Fish emulsion is a good fertilizer. My grapefruit from seed are now probably 4 or 5 years old and they’re only 2 to 3 ft tall. One finally started growing big mature leaves for the first time this year. Update: it occurs to me I should have mentioned I ...


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I think it is mildew too. But it is only a small spot yet, so if you remove the affected leaf you might prevent spreading it to the rest of the leaves. Usually mildew comes with hot and humid weather. Try to get the plant on a ventilated spot.


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how often do you water your orchid? and do you use fertilizer? Depending on temperature/humidity/and size of your plant you can water your orchid once every 2-3 weeks (water once a week if your pot is small or you feel the medium is dry out. I water mine once every 3 week but I live in temperature max ~86F). Place the orchid under running water until ...


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I believe it might be nutrient deficiency. This is what I have been told from someone who had a similar looking problem, and I haven't added fertilizer since before repotting so it makes sense. I will start fertilizing again and report back on the progress in 2-3 weeks. Edit: The two leaves kept worsening for a while, but they have not changed during the ...


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I have an update which I think constitutes an answer to the question. I think the plant was never in any danger after all. I was afraid that some or all of the leaves had broken away from the rest of the plant, or that the stem had broken, leaving the plant unable to grow new leaves. It turned out that neither one of those was the case. None of the leaves ...


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I have only been able to get big XL aloe heads from the ground or outdoor planters which is the most beautiful. I would cut the top off and replant both with the cutting deep to get its beauty back. Move outside. Water well.


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It may be the sunlight- this plant tolerates dappled sunlight or shade, so if 'moderate sun' means direct sunlight, find another position for it. Water shortage doesn't usually cause leaves to roll up, merely to flop, but you should water when the surface of the soil feels just about dry to the touch and water thoroughly. Note that new leaves start out ...


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Your lily may be suffering from over watering, unnecessary/inappropriate fertilizing and still being attacked by spider mites. Yes, remove the dead flowers and yellow leaves. Start watering the plant only when the top 1 inch of the soil feels dry to the touch. Make sure that the pot has good drainage holes in the bottom of the pot. Don't fertilize the ...


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It looks like two problems caused by improper watering. Improper watering is a long term problem that can't be solved by short term changes. Cat palms like to have moist but not soggy soil. A good general rule to follow is to water your palm when the top inch of the soil feels dry to the touch. Then water the palm until some water drains out of the drain ...


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The seller of my areca palm says it is black fungus and it won't kill the areca palm. However, it is spreading all over the stems. Here is photo. I cleaned some off already with damp cotton ball.


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A friend was in horticulture his whole life , ran large commercial greenhouses, his own garden shop,etc. When I would tel him my XYZ was not blooming he would usually say ,"give it some fertilizer". Keep in mind that N is not generally given to encourage flower blooms so don't use any lawn fertilizer ( it is normally high nitrogen). I don' recall ever using ...


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All plants need some food, fertilizer, just like we humans need food. Most nutrients are water soluble, therefore each time you water, some nutrients wash away. You used an organic potting soil, so buy an organic bloom fertilizer, like mentioned in the previous post, which is higher in phosphorus. Use as directed on the label.


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It is just filling up the space with babies. Once that is done, it will start going up. Use a diluted liquid houseplant fertilizer monthly. Looks great!


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Looks like annual vinca, a frost sensitive short lived plant. Did you over winter it indoors? Or plant it fresh this spring? Annual vinca needs full sun, 6 hours, and maybe a bigger pot. I would cut back the dead foliage. Is this inside? Need more information.


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House centipede. Beneficial hunter of house pests. Harmless to people.


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Fungus gnats are very annoying but they won't actually harm your plant. Improper watering (under-watering as well as over-watering) WILL harm the plant and make it susceptible to other insects and disease. General rule of watering plants is to allow the top 1-2 inches of soil get dry between watering. To get rid of the adult fungus gnats, place a couple of ...


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Fungus gnats infestation can be very persistent. I had them too, until I bought some nematodes online (I sound like a cheap commercial, sorry for that). These nematodes kill and eat the larvae of these insects. You can buy them online, just google it, you'll have to dissolve them in water first and then water all your plants thoroughly with the solution. ...


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I'm wondering how excess water is able to drain away from the soil in the pot - are there drainage holes in the pot, and is there a solid surface beneath the pot or something that allows water to seep away? Poor or no drainage will cause significant problems for the plant over time, and certainly will encourage the presence of fungus gnats, even if you are ...


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The plant is a Dracena frangrans "massangea". When people have problems with this plant it is usually due to over watering and not enough light for new plants. By having the stones on top of the soil you reduce evaporation and top layer of the soil where the fungus gnats live stays moister longer. I recommend removing the stones. Fungus gnats are weak ...


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The only way to find out is to try. Save several seeds and put them in water for a week; change the water daily so they don't go mouldy, and keep them somewhere that isn't cold. After that, plant them into potting soil, spaced apart, water the pot and stand it on a sunny windowsill. Water again only when the surface of the soil feels dry to the touch. ...


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Germinating the seed in trays like your pictures is fine, but the seedlings should have been planted out to give them room to develop properly. Both coriander and garlic chives plants grow to about 2 feet tall, and need to be spaced a few inches apart to develop properly. They need more depth of soil that a couple of inches in a seed tray as well. Also ...


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Looks like some sort of centipede. They are predators of other insects, so its presence might indicate you have an insect problem.


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You can plant them outside if you have a space for them, but you need to harden them off first, by placing outside during the day for 2 or 3 hours the first day, increasing the time you leave them out over a week or so, until they're out all night (preferably a milder night). After that, they can be planted in the ground. If you want to keep them in pots (...


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