Madagascar Palm
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3 year old potted Madagascar palm

Zone Palm Desert, Ca. | Sweinrub added on April 19, 2017 | Answered

Why are the leaves turning yellow and falling off?

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Alisma
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Answered on April 20, 2017

The most likely reason is overwatering or poor drainage in its container. Since Madagascar palm is a succulent, it needs less water than other plants and should be kept in a potting soil designed for cacti and succulents.

Excessively high pH in the soil can also cause yellowing leaves.

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