Пн. Сен 25th, 2023

Why pelargonium (geranium) yellow (dry) leaves? The question most often asked by growers in the fall and winter, as it is the most unfavorable period for the flowers, which arise in various problems and begin to lose leaves.

Reasons why leaves turn yellow (dry) leaves of pelargonium, mass. Sometimes loss of leaves is inevitable and natural, but you should know the signs of drying leaves for good reason, in time to take action to save the flower.

1. When we put the pelargonium cuttings for rooting, each of them leaving 2-3 leaves. After the cuttings take root and new leaves, old lower leaves begin to turn yellow and wither away. That's fine, young plants take nutrients from the old leaves and guide them on new growth. At this point should feed rooted cuttings loosely with diluted fertilizer.

Why yellow leaves of pelargonium.

2. Often pelargoniums for summer flower stand in garden, planted in flowerbeds. In the fall before frost after moving the flowers into a warm room, plants EN masse to turn yellow and dry leaves. This is also a normal phenomenon, is due to the abrupt change of the surrounding conditions.

In autumn in cool, high humidity, and the room is hot and the air is very dry. To prevent massive loss of leaves, keep flowers away from heating appliances in a cool light place and sometimes spray the leaves. Even if the pelargonium will lose all the leaves, it's not scary as soon as the plant adapts to the new conditions, begin to grow new leaves. On my windowsill pelargonium dropped all leaves but continued to bloom.

Why yellow leaves of pelargonium.

3. When moving pelargonium from the street to the house and mass yellowing of leaves, not have to water the flowers more often, don't fix it, but aggravate the condition of the plants, their roots can start to rot. When wetting the edges of the leaves appear brown or dark sluggish spots, and with strong development of root rot, the leaves may darken and wither EN masse.

Pelargonium drought-tolerant flower which is better to overdry than to pour. If you are not sure the soil in the pot with pelargonium fairly dry, then wait another couple of days and water the flower. The appearance of brown spots and wilting leaves do not water the flower a couple of weeks to land dried up. Then plant is best to transplant in the new loose soil to inspect the roots.

From waterlogged often die of pelargonium cuttings after rooting. Many people think that young plants need frequent watering and waterlogged rotting of young roots and cuttings die quickly. Of course, the land in small cups or pots dries faster, but the water rooted cuttings of pelargonium should moderate.

4. More attention is needed to treat the yellowing leaves on the tops of the shoots. Old leaves often turn yellow (dry), they appear spots due to natural aging processes. If young leaves appeared yellow or light spots in the center, yellowing occurs between the veins or along the contour of the leaf plate, it means the plant lacks nutrients.

To avoid chlorosis, feed flower complex fertilizer, which contains not only nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium, but also a complex of microelements in an accessible form iron, magnesium, boron, calcium and others.

Why yellow leaves of pelargonium.

5. We should not exclude the presence of pests on pelargonium, which leaves turn yellow, they appear different chaotic spots, dots. Street pelargonium easy to put up with thrips, spider mites, whiteflies. Also pelargonium may start to suffer from rust, Botrytis. So before you put a street near pelargonium potted flowers guide the preventive treatment of plants and hold them in quarantine.

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