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6 Causes of Ponytail Palm Trunk Soft (And Solutions)

Even though it is called a palm, the ponytail palm is not a palm. Instead, it’s a tree-like succulent with a bulbous trunk that stores water for dry periods. Perhaps this is why most people fail to properly care for it, causing the trunk to become soft. Overwatering is the most common cause of softening …

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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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8 Common Orchid Viruses (Here’s How to Deal with Them)

Many owners of exotic plant collections consider viral diseases of orchids to be a death sentence for the flower: treatment is impossible, and the only option is to discard them. Is this true, and is there any hope of saving these exotic beauties? Very few orchid diseases are caused by viruses. Spots on the leaves …

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Are Elephant Ears Edible? (Here’s What You Should Know)

Elephant ears are easy-care plants with large, showy leaves. However, with such lush, tasty-looking foliage and starchy corms, you may wonder if elephant ears are edible. Some elephant ears are edible, while others are not. Among the many Colocasia species used in traditional Asian cuisine is taro (Colocasia esculenta), one of the world’s most commonly …

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How to Transplant Mint (Step by Step)

Mint is a fast-growing plant that can spread quickly. Because of the rapid growth of their shallow roots and rhizomes, repotting is often necessary to keep them from outgrowing their containers. The most apparent indication that your mint needs to be transplanted is the appearance of bare growth in the plant’s center. Trim away any …

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6 Ways to Fix Leggy Pothos (And Tips to Make It Fuller)

What should you do if your Pothos has all vine and no leaves? Pothos are reliable growers, thriving in most conditions. Disease and pests don’t stand a chance against them, and they’ll quickly take over indoors if you give them enough water and nutrients. However, if you get one of these things wrong, your Pothos …

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8 Steps To Repot Majesty Palm (And Repotting Signs)

To get a noble Majesty Palm (Ravenea rivularis) ready for a celebration, you need a brand-new pot with fresh, rich soil. If you repot these stately palms-on time with a regal touch, they will be ready to hold court for years to come. Repot Majesty Palm trees every two years, preferably in late spring or …

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Root Bound Pothos (Here’s What to Do-Step By Step)

Pothos are tropical plants that grow quickly, but their pots don’t. Devil’s ivy doesn’t like being tied down by its roots. Today, I’ll help you figure out if your pothos is root-bound and how to fix them. Roots growing from drainage holes, cracking or bulging containers, yellowing leaves, long drooping, and persistent wilting are all …

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16 Best Blue Leaf Hostas-Gardener’s Blue Dream

Hostas have a place in the hearts of both amateur florists and professional landscape designers. Hostas come in many different shapes and sizes, and anyone can grow them in their garden, even if they have never done it before.  Most blue-leafed varieties resemble sumo wrestlers because their width is significantly greater than their height.  This …

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Anthurium Root Rot (Signs and Step by Step Solution)

The anthurium’s velvety dark appearance and heart-shaped foliage will leave you breathless. First, however, you’ll need to set the ideal conditions for these tropical beauties to thrive. Unfortunately, root rot is the most common cause of anthurium death. This article aims to provide information on how to identify, treat, and avoid anthurium root rot in …

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