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Cutting off dead lesves

Zone Denver NC | Famleof3 added on October 4, 2017 | Answered

Why, when I cut off a dead leaf does the plant seem to react badly by other leaves dying?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on October 4, 2017

This really depends on the type plant it is. Some plants, such as bananas, don't like their leaves being plucked. Others benefit from it. Alternatively, the plant could be suffering from a pest, whether it be an insect, or a fungal/bacterial problem.

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