Money tree - Knowledgebase Question

Wentzville, Mi
Question by scarfmom11
February 27, 2011
I have a money tree that I put outside in summer and it grows wild. Last year the leaves started to curl so I sprayed ecosense brand insecticidal soap on it. That helped a little but still curling What should I do


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Answer from NGA
February 27, 2011

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Curling leaves are usually a sign of water stress - either too much or too little. If you inspect the upper and lower sides of the curled leaves (use a magnifying glass) and you don't see signs of insects, applications of insecticidal soap are not necessary. Try adjusting your watering schedule, extending by a day or two the frequency of water applications. The already curled leaves won't straighten out but the new leaves should develop normally. Best wishes with your money tree.

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