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Gardenia Bush

Anonymous added on April 1, 2014 | Answered

I have several gardenia bushes. I live in the panhandle of Florida. My bushes were very green. After 2 weeks the leaves are all turning yellow and the good ones are starting to turn yellow. I applied a bug spray 2 weeks ago for all kinds of insects. What do I need to do to get the plants green again? I don't know if they are dying. This is the first year I had these types. I planted them last summer. Thank you so much.

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Nikki
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Answered on April 1, 2014

Yellow leaves normally signal that the plant is under some type of stress. In order to remedy the problem, you must first try to pinpoint the issue. This article should help you with that: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/gardenia/helping-a-gardenia-bush-with-yellow-leaves.htm This article may also help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/plant-leaves-turn-yellow.htm

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