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8 Causes of Polka Dot Plant Crispy Leaves (And Solutions)

The sudden dryness, crispiness, or brittleness of polka dot plant leaves should raise a red flag. Even if the leaves were healthy, lush, and brightly variegated just the other day, figuring out what’s wrong with your plant can be difficult. Today, I’ll show you how to fix crispy polka dot plant leaves.  Excessive dehydration causes …

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4 Causes of Holes in Fiddle Leaf Fig Leaves (And Solutions)

In fiddle leaf figs, the first sign of a cry for help almost always appears on the leaves. The same is true for fiddle leaf fig leaves with holes, cracks, or tears.  When it comes to holes, they’re more than just an eyesore. They could also indicate a more serious underlying problem with your fiddle …

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Golden Pothos Turning Yellow (Causes and Treatment)

Golden pothos is a hardy houseplant with a reputation for being virtually indestructible. However, it is occasionally plagued by problems that manifest as yellowing. Today, I’ll assist you in determining which of these common issues is causing the yellowing of your golden pothos. Yellowing golden pothos is a sign of watering, light, temperature, and nutritional …

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Sunburned Leaves on Monstera– Symptoms and Solutions

Did you know that monstera leaves, like our skin, can become sunburned? Sunburned foliage can develop brown leaf tips, discoloration, dead spots, and dry lesions. This causes your monstera to appear unsightly, weak, and prone to disease. Too much exposure to direct sunlight causes sunburn on Monstera leaves. Discolored, bleached, or browned leaf edges/tips appear …

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Does Baking Soda Kill Ants? (4 Proven Ways)

Gardeners, vegetable growers, apartment dwellers, and private homeowners all face ant control as a constant issue. Ants are everywhere.  These pests wreak havoc on vegetables and fruit trees, and when they make their way into people’s homes, they cause trouble.  Ants can be eliminated from the garden and vegetable garden as well as the home …

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4 Causes of Leggy Wandering Jew (And How to Fix It)

It’s upsetting to see your otherwise thick and bushy wandering jew (Zebrina tradescantia) grow leggy. This will make your plant look sparse, spindly, and unattractive. Let’s figure out why your wandering Jew is leggy and how to fix it. Due to a lack of light, a Wandering Jew’s growth is often leggy. Pruning and adequate …

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Holes in Pothos Leaves (6 Causes And Solutions)

Holes in your ornamental pothos leaves are more than just an eyesore. They can also be an indication of a more serious problem. Today, I’m going to assist you in determining which of the common issues is causing holes in pothos foliage. Insect infestation is the primary culprit for holes in pothos leaves. Spray your …

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Rubber Plant Root Rot (Signs, Causes, and Treatment)

When your rubber plant has severe root rot, it’s almost impossible to save it. Owners are terrified by the prospect of losing their rubber plants to this fatal disease. So I did extensive research into the best ways to protect and save them. Rot in rubber plants can be caused by overwatering or fungal infection. …

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How to Use Cinnamon as Rooting Hormone (Step by Step)

Cinnamon provides dozens of benefits to plants, including its natural antifungal and antibacterial properties.  You can use cinnamon to propagate and grow plants in water or soil to promote healthy root growth. To use cinnamon as a rooting hormone, start by grinding fresh cinnamon sticks into powder to ensure they bind to the stems. Use …

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Black Spots on Mint Leaves (Causes and Treatment)

Who doesn’t love the soothing scent and look of a healthy mint? That’s why it’s more frustrating and painful to see black spots appearing on its aromatic foliage. Pest infestation and diseases such as mint rust, leaf blight, verticillium wilt, and leaf spot diseases are the most common causes of black spots on mint leaves. …

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