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Plumeria is normally taken from good cuttings at least as long and thick as your middle finger. This gives the cutting a lot of stored food in the cutting to survive the month or so as it makes roots, and will be plenty of food to produce leaves at the tip before any roots are formed. When preparing the soil to receive the cutting make sure the soil is moist ...


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A closely related Ficus Benjamina I had many years ago, had the same problem: Bottom leaves falling off. One thing which stood-out when I attempted to repot it, is being rootbound. After a while, the roots are too big to keep spreading, and will start turning around the edges of the pot. Given that (from your description) it did not start immediately to ...


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Rubber plants (Ficus elastica) can be hard pruned and can respond well. In the wild they are trees, so they can certainly get bigger if you want. Just bear in mind that that pot is not very big for the size of plant, so pruning may buy you time before you need to repot. Cuts 1 and 2 look about right - it will look better if you can just above a branch and ...


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It could be that the place you kept them is not very warm. I've gotten flowers before and the place I kept them was cold and within about 4 days, they wilted. Even with all the fertilizer we put. The soil could have little nutrition. You need a Ph. soil tester. This is how to make it at home. It also depends on how much you water them. Wild flowers get ...


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Don't over-think it, as long as it has drainage and is watered occasionally , not wet, no fertilizer, it should grow. In Houston area they are sold as a foot or two of bare wood and all the way to a blooming plant in a large tub. I understand , some have success sticking the bare wood in the ground in a shady spot in the garden ; I would put them in a ...


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It's desperate for more root room, even though the topgrowth does not look too bad - repot asap, as previously suggested in the Q & A you link to. UPDATE: Use a pot one size larger than its current one, although two sizes larger won't do much harm; remove the plant from its current pot and settle into the new pot, filling in with potting soil. As for ...


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It may well be underwatering or root rot from being too wet causing this, but does the pot it's in have drainage holes in the bottom, or have you planted it straight into a ceramic planter without holes? To check if its root rot, gently tug the affected leaf upwards - if it separates from the base of the plant easily, it's likely the roots are rotting - this ...


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Fig trees of all kinds except the really tall ones prefer bright but indirect light. Since your Starlight is variegated it will grow better in really good light since it shows less green to the light than other fully green types. Put it out on the deck in a protected spot on bright, warm cloudy days but hide it from direct sun. For soil you want something ...


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The seedlings are showing the difference between Epigeal germination, where the cotyledon(s) are pushed above ground and protect the developing leaves, and Hypogeal where they remain below ground. There are plant families where different species show different behaviour, including the Araucariaceae which are southern-hemisphere conifers and also lilies and ...


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Too late now, but the Melaleuca behind would suppress growth. Particularly noticeable with the same plants in a row.


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Prune them 1 inch each side looks like yours hasn't been pruned much. I would have pruned on 1inch off of all Lilly Pillies and 2 inches off of big one. Do it on ok weather not on a super hot day


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It needs a much larger pot, but your assumption about sunburn is correct - grown indoors, these plants will like medium to bright daylight, but not direct sun. It does look as if you're going to have to move it up to a larger pot asap.. these plants get very large indeed so it needs a pot that's probably two to three times bigger than the one it is ...


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Both ! The almost silver parts of the leaf is where "bleaching" has occurred caused by UV radiation. The brown parts are the something else And the fact that its drooping is also a sign that there is something else


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In central Victoria, leafy plants have been doing badly when just north of a fence like that. heat from fence.


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It looks very unhappy and critically thirsty. If the plant has been "broken" from the roots then it will need to be treated differently. It should be put in cup of water so that it can grow new roots and only then should it be placed in a pot. Propagation methods Not easy for a beginner but very achievable when done correctly.


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