August Beauty Gardenia - Knowledgebase Question

St. Clair Shores, MI
Question by kostuch4
January 7, 2007
I have this plant in a large pot. I have brought it indoors for the winter. A lot of leaves are turning yellow and quite a few have turned black and have fell off. Any suggestions?


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Answer from NGA
January 7, 2007

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Your gardenia is responding to the changes in temperature, humidity and light. It should adapt; keep the soil moist but not soggy wet, mist the leaves periodically and prune away any black leaves. Pruning will encourage healthy new growth. Enjoy!

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