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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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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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Can Elephant Ears Survive Winter? (Here’s How to Save It)

You’ll find elephant ears in Africa, South America, Central America, Australia, and Asia’s tropical regions. Creating an environment that resembles its native tropical habitat is essential for a healthy, long-lasting plant. However, can your taro survive the winter? Elephant ears can’t tolerate temperatures below 50°F (10°C) in the winter or freezing conditions. As a result, …

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