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Old 06-02-2013, 08:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Yellow leaves - musa basjoo pups

I overwintered a bunch of musa basjoo in my basement dormant this past winter. This one failed to regrow in spring when I potted it up, however in the last week began to shoot up 3 pups. The leaves on the new pups seemed a bit yellow so I added a bit of fertilizer a few days ago.

Well, the new growth is continuing to look yellow. Any ideas on how to get it to green up properly?

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U might be overwatering it. Put it on a heat mat or the hottest place you have.
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