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Pink leaves on recently planted apricot

Apricot    Campbell's Ferry, Salmon River, idaho

Two months ago we planted two new Moorpark apricot trees. Although they both look healthy, the newest leaves on one are a bright pink color. What could be the reason for that?

Asked by: Phyllis Tims (1 point)   Posted:July 3, 2015

0 answers    5 views

Nitrogen deficiency in Cannabis

General    None Given.

I do have medicinal cannabis and they are grown outdoor where it's hot and humid. I started noticing this rust like spots or brown if you wish on the lower leaves rather than...

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:July 2, 2015

1 answer    19 views

White spots - deficiency?

Squash    None Given.

I started my plants around 10 days ago in a compost and perlite outdoors. It's summer where I live so it's hot, but in the shade. I started noticing these white spots and I...

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:July 2, 2015

1 answer    13 views

Problem with kafir lime foliage

Lime, sour    brisbane

My grandma (in Malaysia) has a kafir lime tree that grows healthy deep green leaves which develop little spots, then the entire leaf yellows. There doesn't appear to be any...

Asked by: luvyabug (3 points)   Posted:July 1, 2015

1 answer    44 views

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Purple developing at stalk branching points

Pepper, bell    Amherst, MA

I have not seen this on my peppers before -- a purple color on the stems developing at most of the junctions between stalk and "branches." So far, at least, leaves and peppers...

Asked by: Carol Lewis (1 point)   Posted:June 29, 2015

1 answer    32 views

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seed rate

General    Tanzania

calculate the seed rate if 1kg of maize contain 6500 seeds and the required plant population is 12plants\metre square, (a) calculate seed rate if germination 90% (b)...

Asked by: Ahmad (1 point)   Posted:June 29, 2015

1 answer    36 views

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Reuse of compost

General    None Given.

Sometimes I do have a plant that gets aphids or just dies of stress or any other reason and it has good soil? Can I reuse it specially if I kept it in the sun and sprayed it...

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:June 28, 2015

1 answer    38 views

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What causes the leaves of a squash plant to curl up?

Squash    arkansas

What causes the leaves of a squash plant to curl up?

Asked by: si bonner (1 point)   Posted:June 27, 2015

1 answer    44 views

Jalapeño Joints Black

Pepper, bell    Long Island, NY

The stem joints are black. I have read this could be conpletely benign, but it is possibly caused by a disease and just wanted to check.

Asked by: Chris (2 points)   Posted:June 23, 2015

1 answer    61 views

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Tomato Leaves Curling

Tomato    Long Island, NY

New homeowner and new to forum.  First attempt at a garden.  Any help would be much appriciated. One of my tomato plants has stopped growing and the top leaves are curling...

Asked by: Chris (2 points)   Posted:June 23, 2015

2 answers    132 views

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Treatment for Sour Cherry Tree with Verticillium wilt

Cherry (including sour)    Avoca, NY

We have a young tree and a 10-12 year old northstar cherry tree which seems to have come down with Verticillium wilt. It was evident last year on a few branches. Some branches...

Asked by: Bruce Archer (1 point)   Posted:June 21, 2015

1 answer    72 views

Eggplant Leaves Being Eaten

Eggplant    Long Island, New York

Hi - New to the forum and looking for some help on my eggplant. The leaves are being eaten, picture attached. At this point the leaves are completely gone down to the stem. ...

Asked by: John (2 points)   Posted:June 19, 2015

1 answer    78 views

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Plum and prune    Inman, SC USA

My Plum & Peach tree are being eaten by Japanese Green Beatles. The leaves are. They both are new and only have been in the ground for approx. a month. Our temperatures for the...

Asked by: Bonnilee Jones (1 point)   Posted:June 18, 2015

1 answer    64 views

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Why are the leaves on my walnut tree red/brown color

Walnut    Cranmore shepton mallet somerset

Why have the leaves on my walnut tree come out as red/brown color this year instead of the usual green colour

Asked by: Sarah George (1 point)   Posted:June 14, 2015

1 answer    90 views

Stressed Papaya

Papaya (pawpaw)    None Given.

I have recovered a papaya from a well known nursery in Miami and when it arrived after a 5 days trip it was doing ok. When I took it out of the box, it started showing signs of...

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:June 14, 2015

2 answers    84 views

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Yellow streaks in three months old banana plant

Banana    Kerala, India

I have planted 200 banana plant three months ago. Fertilizer application as per standard recommendations. Also applied micro nutrients. But recently i saw approximatey 25 of...

Asked by: Renjith (2 points)   Posted:June 10, 2015

1 answer    197 views

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Curled leaves

Blackberry    Central penna.

I have coopers thornless blackberry plants, the canes coming up for next years Berrys some are ok but others are coming up with very tightly curled leaves. Can you tell me...

Asked by: Mildred kemble (1 point)   Posted:June 9, 2015

1 answer    93 views

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Okra disease?

Okra    Vientiane Laos

Pleas see the attached photos - what is the problem. The plants look very healthy - but now suddenly the leaves indicate that something is wrong. Please help me to identify the...

Asked by: Carl Mossberg (1 point)   Posted:June 9, 2015

1 answer    110 views

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Fruit tree transplant shock

Cacao    None Given.

i have bought some fruit trees from the US and it took 5 days to arrive! they arrived well in thier boxes but the minuet i potted them in a good porting mix and watered them...

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:June 6, 2015

1 answer    100 views

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White seeds

Blackberry    Texas

My berries have a lot of white seeds. What causes this and how do I remedy it?

Asked by: Al Gregurek (1 point)   Posted:June 3, 2015

1 answer    122 views

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Blossom fall

Guava    None Given.

My friend has a guava tree that has a lot of buds and flowers, but the flowers would dry out, go brown and fall off. I believe it's over watered but there must be another...

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:June 2, 2015

1 answer    94 views

young cucumbers, they are much bigger now, with more damage, but you can see the tiny black bugs (??) and the holes. The plants are now more mature, and more holey.
Should you trim back aphid damaged leaves on cucumber?

Cucumber    North Port FL

I am trying my hand at a veggie garden. My cucumbers were going fierce, climbing, flowers, great foliage. Then an aphid attack. I am spraying with neem oil, and plan on making...

Asked by: Monica Lee (1 point)   Posted:June 2, 2015

1 answer    133 views

Tomato plant deficiency

Tomato    None Given.

Please see the image I've attached - it seems like it's a nitrogen or phosphate deficiency!? Is it ?

Asked by: reem (8 points)   Posted:June 1, 2015

1 answer    165 views

Spider disease

Cucumber    iraq

My cucumber plant has an enormous number of small red spiders. We raise them in green house. thank you

Asked by: hogir (1 point)   Posted:May 28, 2015

1 answer    104 views

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Common pests and diseases of palm oil

Oil palm    None Given.

Let me know the common pests and diseases of oil palm.

Asked by: Htay Aung Kyaw (1 point)   Posted:May 25, 2015

1 answer    107 views

Arabic Jasmine leaves turning yellow
Arabian Jasmine leaves turning yellow

General    None Given.

Why would the leaves turn yellow? But it seems to bloom flowers well. Its facing afternoon sun. Used also a blooming fertilizer 20-20-20. Thanks 😉

Asked by: Lou Mar (1 point)   Posted:May 20, 2015

1 answer    193 views