Identifying Plant Nutrient Deficiencies

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Identifying Plant Nutrient Deficiencies

Jan 14, 2022

Not all plant problems are caused by insects or diseases. Sometimes an unhealthy plant is suffering from a nutrient deficiency or even too much of any one nutrient.

New leaves misshapen or stunted. Existing leaves remaining green.

Upper leaves are light green where lower leaves are yellow. Bottom or older leaves are yellow and shrivelled.

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White deposits on leaves. Stunted growth, and plant die back.

Leaves are darker than normal and loss of leaves.

Young leaves are yellow and white with green veins. Mature leaves are normal.

Yellowing at the tips and edges, usually in younger leaves. Dead or yellow patches develop on leaves.

Yellow spots of elongated holes between veins.

Lower leaves turn yellow from outside going in, veins remain green.

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Identifying Plant Nutrient Deficiencies with Bumbles Plant Centre

Identifying Plant Nutrient Deficiencies with Bumbles Plant Centre

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