Are you noticing a little yellow on the stems of your plant that used to be green? Well this can happen for many reasons, but most likely, this is a sign of a nutrient deficiency in your plant. We’ve outlined what a few of these deficiencies look like, so you know how to treat your plants if need be!
Are the leaves of your plant looking dry and withered? Are they cracking at the touch of them? This could be due to hydration. Ask your landscaper if your plants are receiving enough water and nutrients to stay moisturized.
Lack of Nitrogen
Are the tips of your leaves turning yellow, with yellow veins also appearing in the center of the leaf? This is more than likely a nitrogen deficiency. Nitrogen is vital to a plants health because it assists greatly with the plants photosynthesis. One way you can add nitrogen to your landscape is to add coffee ground to the soil – which will add a jolt of nitrogen into your plants.
Lack of Potassium
Potassium is also an important plant nutrient and is required for a plant to be able to grow to its full potential. If your plant is lacking potassium , the leaves will turn yellow around the edges (like a nitrogen deficiency), however, the veins on the leaf with turn black. To add potassium to your plants, add citrus rinds to the soil.
If you have further questions regarding the health of your plants, lawn, cacti, or trees’, ABC Scapes is here to help. Give us a call at (602) 404-0568!