Desert Rose Plants
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yellow leaves on desert rose

Zone Shelbyville, KY | gljIII added on September 10, 2015 | Answered

My desert rose was flowering beautifully and almost overnight leaves turned yellow. It's early September - no cold weather yet.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on September 12, 2015

Yellow leaves generally indicate a watering issue, to much or to little.
Adding water if the soil is dry. If the soil it soggy this can also cause root rot.

Inspect the plant for insects as this can also cause yellowing leaves.
A good treatment plant for insects or fungus is Neem Oil.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/plant-leaves-turn-yellow.htm

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