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Bare rooted trees vs potted
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For container-grown trees, you have the benefit of having a nice plant to drop in the ground whenever you want. Nowadays, most professional growers cater to this market. Bare-root trees can only be ...

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Is this wild mint? (identification)
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Square stems, smells like mint, opposite leaves, it's mint. The name "wild mint" is usually attributed to Mentha arvensis. This appears to be some kind of hybrid.

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What is this evergreen plant?
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This appears to be Escallonia rubra.

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Once I stop removing my pepper plant's flower buds, how long will it take for fruit to mature?
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I have a jalapeño growing this year and it took about 5-6 weeks for the first fruit to become fully ripe (red). I'm in zone 7b/8a. I would note that I've grown peppers for many years and never remove ...

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What are these brown spots on my sweet peppers (fruit)?
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This appears to be blossom end rot. Typically linked to calcium deficiencies in soil and/or irregular watering.

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Is this a weed growing in pot?
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I believe this is Laportea aestuans, the West Indian woodnettle. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laportea_aestuans

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What is this white furry pest?
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That looks like evidence of aphids to me.

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How long do chilli seeds need to be at 25°C to germinate?
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Germination rates for chilis vary. In general, sweet peppers germinate faster than hot and hot peppers germinate faster than the ultra hots, but this is just a rule of thumb. Chilis come from warm ...

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How much sunlight do amaranth seedlings need?
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Amaranth will appreciate full sun. I would increase gradually, maybe add an hour per day. These also look like they might be ready for a larger container.

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Should I provide plant food for an oak tree I am trying to raise?
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I would not give plant food to a tree sapling. If the plant food is too strong, you could damage the sapling. The soil probably has enough nutrients for the tree. Trees do not require tremendous ...

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Do ground sown seeds need to harden off?
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No. Hardening off is necessary because you're dramatically changing the environment in which the plant is living. If sown directly outdoors, this is not necessary.

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Unexpected wilting and leaves curling in a serrano pepper plant
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This looks like a case of damping-off. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damping_off Unfortunately, this pepper is a loss.

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Why are my Zinnia seedlings dying?
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Zinnias are rather care free and grow without much fuss. There are many factors that could be at play here. My guess is your growing media. It looks to be heavy and that causes the seedling to ...

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Problem on stem base of tomatoes and peppers
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This is a classic example of damping off. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damping_off This process probably began when your seedling was very young. In general, young seedlings need very little water. ...

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What is the landscaper responsible for when causing mature tree damage?
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I'm assuming you're in USA. Did your project involve a contract? Was there any language about unintended damage to property? Anyways, the landscaper should be insured against damage to customer ...

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Overwinter chillies
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Most chiles are tender perennials and typically do not survive after exposure to freezing temperatures. They can be successfully overwintered indoors or in a greenhouse. It is unlikely that your ...

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Why are the flower buds in my pepper plant wilting and falling off prematurely?
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I think you're feeding too much nitrogen. Excess nitrogen can express itself as flower drop in chiles. I'd recommend stopping the 20/20/20 for a bit and then starting something much lighter like a 5/3/...

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Basil leaves varying in color, shape and reflectance
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There are numerous cultivars of basil. You seem to have two of them here.

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Can I use house lighting to grow lettuce hydroponically?
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By house lighting, I'm assuming you mean the existing lighting in your home. If so, that's typically going to be insufficient to grow hydroponically. Hydroponics typically requires more targeted ...

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Can I save seeds that already started sprouting for storage?
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After germination, a seed has broken dormancy and is now a living plant, so you can't save a seed that's germinated.

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