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You're probably not watering enough - some of the lower leaves have lost their fleshiness and look a bit shrivelled. Water when the surface of the soil feels dry to the touch - water thoroughly, then empty the outer pot after 30 minutes, and again if more collects there. Then wait and follow the same procedure. Allowing all the soil to dry out completely is ...


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Pineapples die after fruiting, but usually produce suckers beforehand which replace the mother plant. I unfortunately don't see any suckers on your plant. There's more information about the three different types of suckers, and how best to propagate them, here. I would eat that lovely pineapple, if were you - the more golden the pineapple, the sweeter the ...


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It is responding a stressor, like not having enough light. Less light is the trigger for trees to loose their leaves in the fall. Those leaves change colour, because the plant cut off liquid to leaf. As the leaf stop making energy it shows it real colour. The colour it has without photosynthesis. Your plant should be at your brightest window and have a ...


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Sorry to disappoint you, but a leaf node is a must. An internode alone won't help. There is a chance a bare cutting may sprout a new branch with leaves, but this can take place only at the node.


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Yes it would effect the root development as the plant grows out of the seedling stage. Roots develop to best serve the plants needs depending on its given location based on basic rules. if the growing medium keeps drying on the outside edges of the rectangle pot and the centre is kept moist, then the roots will go towards the water, which happens to be ...


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Sounds like you need a quantum board! Not all quantum boards are equal as they use varying qualities of actual LEDs Check out the LED manufacturers for agricultural purposes you will find that it's a two horse race. The best thing about quantum boards is that they are very thin! And when the voltage is turned down by the dimmer it's cool to the touch ...


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Get the lower branches (and trunk) more sun. The branches could eventually growth up again (with new leaves) or just new branches could come out from trunk. Maybe a pruning on some top branches will get a better balance.


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Hello Nicole & Welcome, It looks like there is one branch on the right side of the picture and two or three on the left. Other than that the tree appears to be in very good health. If you are lucky those branches will drop the dried brown leaves and push out new leaves. If they don't it's okay. It will not be too top heavy. You can test to see if ...


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Virtually all shitake produced indoors by amateur growers are done so on those hardwood fuel pellets. You MUST make sure that you do not inadvertently get softwood pellets as these will not work well for shitake. I have experience using them for other mushrooms (oysters and lion's mane), but not shitake, and have read quite a bit about their use. While I've ...


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yes, Lilies do like full sun, 6-8 hours of light a day. This one does appear to be at the end of its blooming cycle. The flower petals will turn brown and fall off. You are then left with the plant and the flower stalk. You can cut off this flower stalk, unless you want it to make seeds, then leave the flower stalk. At the end of the growing season, ...


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Yes, algae will respond to increased light levels. The more light, the more the algae will grow. The conditions inside the terrarium are ideal to support its growth - nutrients with constant high humidity. Your choice of plant, Fittonia, is good since this plant will survive quite happily in low light conditions. So moving the terrarium to a much lower light ...


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Growing mushrooms is not trivial; that is why until about 1980 only one was grown commercially in US ( Agaricus sp.). Shiitake grow on oak naturally and the documentary I have seen growing them commercially, they were grown on oak logs. So I think you have more of a challenge than a little white glue used to make the wood pellets ( probably from pine). ...


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