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Gardenia's Leaves Are Turning Yellow? Here's Why & How To Fix It

Garden Why do gardenia leaves turn yellow? Yellow leaves are a sign of chlorosis in plants. - by Amy Croffey Gardenias are known and grown for their sweet-smelling white flowers and these beautiful plants also boast shiny, emerald green leaves. If you've ever wondered why they so easily turn yellow then here's your answer. Why do they turn yellow?


Are Your Gardenia Leaves Turning Yellow? Learn The Causes And Treatment

Gardenia leaves turning yellow can ruin the look of your shrub, and the fear of losing your shrub is understandable. Rest assured, though, that there are few problems evidenced by yellow leaves that can indicate serious health problems. In fact gardenias are notoriously hard to grow and delicate.


Gardenia's Leaves Are Turning Yellow? Here's Why & How To Fix It

Yellow leaves are a sign of chlorosis in plants. There are several causes and trying to determine the reason can involve a lot of trial and error. What is Chlorosis in Plants? Chlorosis in plants simply means that the plant doesn't have enough chlorophyll.


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If your Gardenia's leaves turn yellow and drop, aside from the normal aging process of its leaves, this may be caused by any of these reasons: Over-watering or under-watering: Gardenias need at least 1 inch of rain (or equivalent watering) each week. Keep the soil consistently damp but not soggy.


7 Reasons for Gardenia Yellow Leaves [Troubleshooting Guide]

1. Lacks Nutrients Nitrogen is essential for foliage growth, so the leaves will turn yellow without it. Yellowing leaves can also be caused by a lack of iron, copper, zinc, and other nutrients. Iron is a key nutrient that helps plants produce the green pigment chlorophyll.


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Why Your Gardenia Has Yellow Leaves

For any individual gardenia plagued with yellow leaves, you must eliminate all of the possible causes that don't fit until you arrive at the one that does. Check for signs of disease (such as the mold left by fungi) and insect infestations first so that you can rule them out (or treat them immediately if they are present).


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Yellowing of many older leaves is often a sign of insufficient nitrogen or magnesium. Young gardenia leaves turning yellow is likely from low iron. All can be fixed by giving your gardenia a dose of an acidic nitrogen fertilizer containing micronutrients.