• What kind of plant is it?
  • Is it in a pot or in the ground?
  • Is it in the sun or in the shade?
  • What kind of soil is it in? Where do you live?
  • Did you amend the soil? With what?
  • How often do you water? How long do you leave the water on each time?
  • Do you wet the leaves when you water? What time of day do you water?
  • When was the last time you fertilized the plant?
  • Have you sprayed anything on the leaves or nearby?
  • Have you applied anything to the soil around this plant or nearby?
  • Has Weed-and -feed been used nearby in the last twomonths?
  • How close is your neighbor’s yard? Do they us weedand-feed?
  • Can you see the root flare of the plant?

 

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