Sweet Bay Laurel Trees
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Bay Leaf Plant Leaf Turn Yellow

Zone 2536 | wolverhampton7 added on February 17, 2020 | Answered

Dear Sirs The leaves on my bay leaf plant keep turning yellow. I have tried Epsom salts & sulphur powder with no luck, it is in a very large pot, thank you Alexander

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BushDoctor
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Answered on February 19, 2020

Depending on where the yellowing occurs, this can be a pH issue or a true nitrogen deficiency.

Make sure to test your soil for pH, and deficiencies before adding anything. This will ensure that you get the proper balance and ratio of nutrients.

These articles will help:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/testing-soil.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/soil-ph-plants.htm

Alternatively, too much moisture in the soil can choke out the plants. This can resemble deficiencies. Make sure to let the soil dry down to about 2 or 3 inches between watering. This will allow the plant to grow at its best!

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