Podocarpus Plants
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My Podocarpus Maki plant is turning brown at the tips of the branches. It has been planted since March 16th

Zone 28412 | naomifansler added on April 11, 2019 | Answered

It showed no signs of any damage until the last few days. Please tell me what is wrong with my plant.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on April 13, 2019

Are you experiencing wetter than normal conditions, or watering excessively? This would be the main cause of fungal infections. I would recommend a treatment of dolomitic lime (Not hydrated) and wettable sulfur. This will also help with magnesium deficiency, which is a common issue with these plants.

For more information on the care of these plants, please read this article: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/podocarpus/podocarpus-yew-pine-plants.htm

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