Daria
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Should I throw out soil after rot?
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It is better not to use soil right now. Wait until it dries completely and plant something very hardy there. The pot is OK to use, just wash it with hot water.

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Beginner Gardening Question
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Your guesses seem to be good. Lettuce should be quickest to grow. It likes good watering and sometimes half-shade. Watch for slugs and snails. Potatoes are very hardy, but they need full sun. Also, ...

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Cut-off cactus piece not showing signs of new roots, should I plant it in the ground anyway?
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Yes, you can put it into a pot and water just slightly. Have the soil completely dry between waterings. It will develop roots in the soil when it’s ready :)

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White stuff in citronella plant?
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Looks like mealybugs. More info here: https://getbusygardening.com/how-to-kill-mealybugs/ You can wash them away with soap water, spray with pyrethrum spray or white oil. Also, alcohol kills them. ...

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Will moss affect my indoor rubber trees?
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Fixus elastica is native to humid climate, therefore it makes good friends with moss. As for the moss, it depends on the indoor humidity a lot. If you have powerful heating, which dries the air, the ...

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Small aloe watering help
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Aloe should be completely OK for two weeks without water. Just don’t leave it in direct sun and don’t put the pot into water (like it works for some non-succulent plants).

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how can i stop my dracaena growing to tall?
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There are some options to deal with it: Sell unused plant offsprings. Cut the very tips and throw them away, for the plant to start branching. Lower temperature and less water usually slow the growth....

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Is there any chance for this cactus?
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It looks like one of the Euphorbia species, probably Euphorbia boranensis. Here’s an article on care: https://davesgarden.com/guides/articles/view/236 Columnar euphorbias can lean and even fall ...

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Plant identification - small rubbery leaves
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This is a Kalanchoe blossfeldiana. It is a very hardy plant, drought-resistant and pest-resistant. It needs some pruning if it grows too long and loves brights light. Does not like overwatering. ...

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House plant seems sick
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This plant looks like a Ctenanthe (https://whatflower.net/houseplant/ctenanthe/). Or one of its realitves of the Marantaceae family (https://www.google.com/search?q=marantaceae+varieties&newwindow=...

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Fine white fuzzy layer all over Ipomoea. What can it be?
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This looks like a spider mite infection. You should treat it with an acaricide (not insecticide). They should have special stuff for the mites at your local garden supply store.

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Mysterios but cool plant growing on balcony
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Might be a snapdragon. Example: https://images.app.goo.gl/wpqHhWGSDzdNNrHW8 You’ll know for sure when it blooms!

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Plant seed from tree in pot?
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It’s Delonix Regia, and it can grow in a pot perfectly given good lighting. It is often used to grow as a bonsai. Here is one example: http://ibonsaiclub.forumotion.com/t6575-tamarindus-and-delonix-...

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Can a ficus tree survive a fan?
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It should be completely OK, if the temperature is above 10C. Ficus trees grow outside in warm climate without any issues with wind, so the information you met must be about colder climate problem ...

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Is it safe to eat these lightly spotted mint leaves?
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These dots must be from whitefly: it looks like the insect sits on a leaf underside. Eating leaves slightly chewed by insects is completely OK, just wash them. It is the insecticide you should worry ...

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How to get papyrus houseplant to grow more fully?
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It looks like there’s not enough light now. Check that it is near the window. Also, the plant has been under stress before, so add some fertilizers for leafy plants and it will start to recover. ...

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White bug identify
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Check out thrips bugs. These make similar damage and are quite contagious. Bear in mind that they are biologically insects (not relatives of spider mites) so they need different chemical agent to kill....

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Orchid rehabilitation (wrinkled leaves, one root)
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Yes, unfortunately phalaenopsis orchids are prone to root rot, especially when it is cool and dark in winter. Make sure it gets an hour of direct sunshine. There are a couple of things you can do: ...

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what is this blue mint/lemonbalm?
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It looks like Mentha longifolia (example here: https://www.norfolkherbs.co.uk/product/mint-buddleia-mentha-longifolia/) Used to have it in my garden by the name “forest mint” or “uzbek mint”.

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Sansevieria disease
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It looks like sun damage as if the plant was moved from shade to sunny place. Was it exposed to direct sunlight recently?

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Plant recommendation for a home office
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Many Araceae with thick leaves would suit your environment: zamioculcas, monstera. They grow quite big and don’t care about humidity. Zamioculcas is my favourite for being chubby and easily surviving ...

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Help identifying succulent
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This is a Peperomia ferreyrae or happy bean, which is considered a semi-succulent. It is a bit tricky, as it needs slightly more water than other succulents (but not overwatering) and less direct ...

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Are these spots on cucumber plant leaves from insects?
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If the leaf underside is clear, then this doesn’t look like insect damage. It looks very similar to sun damage, as if the leaves (especially wet) were exposed to very hot sun.

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Leaves on barbeque rosemary turning yellowish
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These look like spider mites. The webs they make can be quite big, and regular spiders can live there as well. Mites like oregano too. Look for them on leaf undersides. When choosing pesticide, bear ...

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Crippled nectarine tree leaves
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Peach leaf curl is a common problem: https://www.planetnatural.com/pest-problem-solver/plant-disease/leaf-curl/ It is a fungal infection and should be treated by spraying your nectarines with ...

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automatic watering system for indoor plants
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I used Gardena Holiday Watering System for several trips (and similar local brand system also). Here's the system: https://www.gardena.com/int/products/watering/holiday-watering/holiday-watering-set/...

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what is the name of this cactus/succulent?
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Looks more like an Epiphyllum (or Orchid Cactus): https://adamsjunglecacti.com.au/products/epi-hybrid-kiwi-honey-dew-515 It is a popular houseplant and is very hardy.

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What kind of flower from the Yucatan Peninsula is this?
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It is one of the double-flowered varieties of a Hibiscus. They come in many colors. Example: https://pixabay.com/photos/hibiscus-double-pink-rosa-sinensis-182421/

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Plant identification help
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This is a Burle Marx Phyllodendron. Example: https://www.monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/3847/burle-marx-philodendron/ A hardy plant, likes partial shade and good watering. Can climb or cover the ...

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House plant growing mold -help!
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Your anthurium should be OK! To ensure that the mould does not spread, remove the top level of soil. Then get the plant out of the pot and remove all other soil which goes away easily. Transplant it ...

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