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7 Causes of Money Tree Leaves Turning Black (With Solutions)

The money tree (Pachira aquatica) is a classic favorite because of its large, fan-shaped leaves. Unfortunately, many things can cause the beautiful leaves to turn ugly black. Foliar blight, not watering enough, and fungal leaf spot diseases are common reasons money tree leaves turn black. Pests, cold injury, root rot, chemical salts from excessive fertilizer, …

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Planting Hosta Bulbs in Spring (How To Plant Bare Root Hostas)

Hosta is a fascinating ornamental and deciduous plant. The plant is easy to care for, attractive, and tolerant of shade.  You can do a lot with hostas in the garden, from edging to accenting other plants. Spring is an excellent time to plant this plant in the garden. Hosta Bulbs (Bare Root Hosta): How to …

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11 Causes of Yellow Spots on Lemon Tree Leaves (And Treatment)

Nothing is more appealing than growing your lemon tree, with the promise of lemons and the smell of its flowers. Leaves on lemon trees tend to be glossy green, but they lose their lush appearance and health if they develop unsightly yellow spots. Leaf blight, rust, citrus canker, powdery mildew, and greasy spot disease are …

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Schefflera Root Rot (Signs Causes and Step by Step Treatment)

Root rot is an ever-present specter for the sunny Schefflera. Also called Umbrella trees, this charming favorite is often struck with stinky roots and sad, wilting leaves. It’s almost insulting to see them so miserable. Unfortunately, no matter what cultivar you adore, these sprawling wonders are particularly vulnerable to root problems.  Schefflera usually get root …

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Hydrangea Wilting in Heat (7 Solutions That Work)

Hydrangeas with large, blowing flowers may look their best on hot, hot, and humid days, but they are also susceptible to wilting. Dehydration and heat exhaustion can occur due to hot weather, just like it does for us. The dog days of summer will torment them regardless of where they are planted: in a pot …

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How to Keep Plumeria Small (Solved!)

If you let your precious plumeria grow outside without any restrictions, it will reach a height of up to 25 feet when fully grown. The canopy will also have the same width spread. However, keeping plumerias compact makes them appear and feel more aesthetically pleasing. It’s also simple to train your plumeria to be small. …

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Plumeria Stem Rot (How to Identify, Fix, and Prevent)

Plumeria is a hardy and easy-to-maintain tropical beauty that can withstand a lot of neglect. However, there are a few common problems that you may encounter while caring for plumerias, and stem rot is the worst. The disease rots the stems from the inside out, causing them to fall apart. There is a possibility that …

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8 Steps to Save Overwatered Plumeria (With Vital Signs)

Plumeria (frangipani) is a tropical plant that loves water and is loved for its beautiful, fragrant flowers. A common problem with caring for plumeria is giving it too much water. It can be disheartening to have droopy, discolored, and dying plumeria. Wilting, bottom-up leaf yellowing and soil mold growth are all signs of overwatering. To …

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Giant Hostas: 7 Best Varieties With Descriptions And Photos

As a gardener, I’ve always wanted to have a large hosta swaying in the breeze with its fluffy leaves. Want to know how to grow hostas that get really big? Here are some ideas and different ways to do it! I began collecting hostas in 1999, and there was a limited selection of “super” varieties …

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How to Propagate String of Buttons (Two Simple Ways)

You need more string of buttons plants in your life and home. But you don’t have to go out and buy a new string of buttons (Crassula perforata) plants because propagation is a great way to add to your collection of a string of buttons. To start a new string of buttons, you need to …

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