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Q.Leaves turning yellow on a newly planted gardenia bush

Nancyhart added on May 15, 2012 | Answered

I live in eastern Mass. Just planted gardenia bush a week ago. Now the leaves inside the bush are turning yellow.

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Answered on May 16, 2012

It sounds like it went into shock, which generally results in yellowing of leaves and subsequent leaf loss. If your gardenia is suffering from shock, this article should help you: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/learn-how-to-avoid-and-repair-transplant-shock-in-plants.htm

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