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kaloqn_0998
May 20, 2020 7:41 AM CST
Hello. I have seriously problem with my coffee plant. I have I from few months and the problem is from about one month. I think that is defiency on iron or magnesium, nitrogen? I don't know. Please to help me. Sorry for bad English.
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WillC
May 20, 2020 9:01 AM CST
Are you growing it inside or outside? Please post a photo that shows the entire plant and its pot.

How do you decide when to water it and how much do you give it?

Is your tap water hard?
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kaloqn_0998
May 20, 2020 9:13 AM CST
I growing it inside on western window. I water it two times of week with tap water.
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WillC
May 20, 2020 9:18 AM CST
How much of the original soil did you remove when you repotted it? What kind of new soil did you use?

Is your tap water hard - high in mineral content?

How dry does the soil get just before you water and how much do you then give it?

I apologize for all the questions but the symptoms are generic and can be caused by root damage, soil quality, water quality, or improper watering.
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kaloqn_0998
May 20, 2020 9:27 AM CST
I am not remove original soil, cause it was in very small pot. The soil I used is the garden soil with drainage on the bottom. For water hardness I is not very hard, but and not very soft. The first 2 months it growing normal, but then the new leafs are white.
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WillC
May 20, 2020 9:58 AM CST
How dry does the soil get just before you water and how much do you then give it?

What is the drainage in the bottom?
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kaloqn_0998
May 20, 2020 10:16 AM CST
I wait soil to dry one finger deep. How much water, about 50 milliliters. Drainage is of break tiles.
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Name: Will Creed
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May 20, 2020 10:27 AM CST
I suspect part of the problem is the quality of the soil. It should be planted in a soilless, peat-based potting mix not outside garden soil.

You are not giving it nearly enough water. Allow no more than the top 2 cm of soil to get dry before giving it enough water that some runs through the drain holes and into the saucer.
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