Care Help With Sick Phenomena
Symptoms and how to care
Unfortunately, the poinsettia does not always look as beautyful as it should. If the poinsettia don’t look healthy or poorly cared, they may need special care. Often there are small mistakes that make them sick. Here is a collection of the most common symptoms and causes with suggestions how to health care.
Yellow leaves – too much water or too less light at high temperatures
If the soil is too wet, drain off water and repot with fresh soil. Make sure that less poured, or the result could be the killing of the poinsettia.
If the temperature is high, the plant should be in the sun. The poinsettia may prefer tropical sun, so rather more sun than too little. Is the plant in a room they should be transitional for a week in the shade. If you make them directly at the sun it could get sunburned, white or curled leaves would be the consequences.
White leaves in the sun – The Poinsettia has sunburn
Immediately place in the shadows and stand for a few days there. If you wants to put them back in the sun, watching the other leaves color. If they still lose the color, continue standing in the shadow. The white borders are dead leaves, they can be cut off. You can then just wait to grow new green leaves.
Curled leaves – may have different reasons: pests, cold, too much sun
First you should check on pests and treat. If there are no pests check the roots. Are they brown and smell funny, you can probably throw away the poinsettia. If the roots are well, start to re-pot the plant and cut back on up to 2/3. After that they should grow back and get healthy new leaves.
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