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 (u)Keeping(/u) Them Looking Good .......
       • Posted by: tapla z5b-6a mid-MI on Wed, Nov 9, 11 at 21:32
              • 37 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, May 13, 14 at 8:35
About a week ago I was asked to write something about what drives a plant's reaction to pruning, and how we can use the plant's predictable response to pruning to help us keep our plants attractive and establish control over their growth habit. I'
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 Good Growing Practices - An Overview for Beginners
       • Posted by: tapla z5b-6a mid-MI on Fri, Oct 21, 11 at 14:00
              • 106 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Aug 22, 14 at 16:53
Good Growing Practices - An Overview for Beginners My hope is that this thread becomes a gathering place for beginners and the experienced alike, a place where reliable information that is rooted in sound science and horticulture can
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 Ficus Trees in Containers
       • Posted by: tapla z5b-6a MI on Tue, Oct 19, 10 at 22:59
              • 150 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Jul 9, 13 at 19:30
The previous thread about ficus culture has reached the limit of 150 posts twice. The last thread was hurriedly put together, and addressed issues as they arose. Hopefully, this will cover most of the areas where questions arise regarding how to b
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 Pruning Ficus Lyrata (fiddle leaf fig)
       • Posted by: erich60660 60660 on Thu, Jan 17, 08 at 10:50
              • 150 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Sep 22, 13 at 12:18
Hi everyone! I have a 5 foot tall healthy, indoor ficus lyrata (fiddle leaf fig), single trunk with no growth until the very top. Needless to say, it is very top heavy, and the single trunk is too thin to support the top and new leaves/growth spro
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 Ficus Trees in Containers IV
       • Posted by: tapla z5b-6a mid-MI on Fri, Jun 8, 12 at 5:41
              • 96 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Sep 13, 14 at 22:52
Previous threads about how to approach long term care of Ficus in containers have reached the limit of 150 posts 3 times. I have been tending to more than 30 of my own Ficus trees covering at least 8 species in containers for more than 20 years, a
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 Sick looking braided Money Tree
       • Posted by: deb9 Kansas on Tue, Sep 6, 05 at 20:53
              • 150 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, May 15, 14 at 10:58
I have a braided money tree that seems sickly. Some of the leaves are curling under and today two leaves fell off. Am I watering it too much? The instructions said to water it when it felt dry. I put 1/2 cup of water on it last month. I have
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 beloved plant isn't looking too good
       • Posted by: nanpinn MI on Thu, Jul 24, 14 at 21:50
              • 7 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Jul 27, 14 at 17:22
Hi all. I have a beloved hanging plant (I think it is a phioldendron but it could be something similar) that has been healthy for many years with little attention. About two months ago the leaves started turning yellow and falling off. I did a
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 New plants.Think good deal at H.D.
       • Posted by: caro123 3NH on Fri, Feb 7, 14 at 17:48
              • 42 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Feb 16, 14 at 12:48
Well, Went to Home Depot for plant food and these two crawled into the cart! Have always wanted a Dragon Tree ( Dracenea marginata ) and this 3 ft. one was on sale for $4.98. Looks in good shape- the pic makes it look like some leaves
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 Elephant Ear (?) ID (pics)
       • Posted by: greenman28 Nor Cal 7/8 on Sun, Apr 18, 10 at 23:46
              • 136 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Jul 15, 13 at 16:09
Hello! I was hoping for an ID on this plant. The plants shown belong to a friend, and they've been grown without sufficient light...until recently. Do the leaves look like Alocasia sanderiana? Thanks for the help! Return
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 Avocado converted to Houseplant (pics)
       • Posted by: greenman28 Nor Cal 7/8 on Mon, Nov 23, 09 at 11:08
              • 149 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Jun 20, 14 at 14:08
Greetings, everyone! And Happy Thanksgiving Break! This summer, I had five avocados sprout in my garden. I selected one of these to become a houseplant at the end of the season. I chose the shortest, stoutest avocado seedling, as I didn't w
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 Does my 5:1:1 mix look right?
       • Posted by: val1 z4 UT on Mon, Jan 7, 13 at 0:03
              • 17 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Sep 19, 14 at 17:24
So this is my first time making this mix. I used Repti Bark, sifted (and rinsed) perlite and sphagnum peat, in the 5:1:1 ratio respectively. I plan to use this for my lipstick plant and rooted goldfish plant cuttings. Do I need to add more of s
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 A new plant.....my first Orchid!
       • Posted by: greenman28 Nor Cal 7/8 on Tue, Nov 23, 10 at 16:15
              • 122 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, May 3, 14 at 14:57
Hello, everyone! I wanted to share a couple pics of my first Orchid. This one is incredibly special to me, and I think you'll see why... ;) Return to the House Plants Forum | Post a Follow-Up A new plant....
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 why are all these leaves growing so small?
       • Posted by: greentoe357 7b NYC under lights on Tue, Jan 21, 14 at 20:04
              • 60 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Apr 29, 14 at 10:39
In the latest months I've noticed new leaves on several of my plants grow out very small and stop growing. It's not necessarily that the whole plant has stopped growing - just the new leaves come out stunted. I do have artificial lights above
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 how big should the pot be?
       • Posted by: roksee 10b SF Bay Area on Sun, Jun 1, 14 at 0:31
              • 41 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Jun 14, 14 at 22:25
This Dieffenbachia is new to me. I have been known to transplant my plants in too big a pot... so I would like to know what size this Diff should be planted in and what soil. Thanks so much roksee Return to the House Plants Forum
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 Ficus Lyratas in need of growth and health
       • Posted by: KariAptGarden Zone 10, FL on Thu, May 29, 14 at 23:19
              • 32 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Sep 28, 14 at 14:03
Hello! I apologize in advance for the lengthy post, but the more info I give, the less you have to guess! After having my Ficus Lyratas for 7 months, I have scoured for information on helping them thrive in my apartment. This website (espec
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 Walmart Hawiian Umbrella
       • Posted by: NycRick NYC on Mon, Aug 20, 12 at 14:52
              • 56 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Nov 22, 13 at 12:17
I bought a Hawiian Umbrella Bonsai while on vacation in Puerto Rico a few weeks ago. It was growing on a rock, which had a hole bored into it and the roots growing through it. In order to bring it back to NYC USDA had me remove it from the pot and
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 Pachira (Money Tree) Problems
Hello! I received this money tree as a gift about 6 years ago. It started out with 5 braided trunks, about 15
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 need advice, help with bonzi please....
       • Posted by: jameya zone 5 on Sun, Jul 13, 14 at 17:28
              • 31 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Jul 27, 14 at 0:29
Hello all, I got a new addition to my plants. (I am new to this, and have only kept aloe and a sidper plant alive for a few years now) i went into a large box store and fell in love with this bonzi and ive heard they can be kind of difficult to
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 Repotting Calathea's
I have two Calathea Makoyana's that I want to combine into one pot. They are currently in the same mix and 6
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 Pachira (Money Tree) - Spring re-potting pics
       • Posted by: greenman28 Nor Cal 7/8 on Mon, May 24, 10 at 21:36
              • 139 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Sep 27, 14 at 14:29
Good evening, everyone! I came home this afternoon to find that my Pachira had been knocked over by the wind. Since I've been meaning to re-pot the tree for several weeks, I took the opportunity today. I was delighted to see the thickness
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