Growing plants in your home may sound like something not very difficult. But, when you actually start growing your own plants, you realize that it’s not that easy. You need to have very specific knowledge if you want to grow plants all on your own.
There are many things that you may need to know if you want to grow healthy plants. One of the most common reasons that make it difficult to grow plants in your garden is nutrient deficiency. However, the good news is that plants show signs of nutrient deficiency that can be easily noted.
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In this blog, I am going to share all those signs that show that your plants need more nutrients than you are providing them.
Here you go:
If the leaves of your plants are short and turning pale, then it means that your plants need more nitrogen. Extreme deficiency of nitrogen can appear in the form of nutrient burn on female pot plants. So, you need to make sure that your plants don’t have any such burns. If they have them, give them nitrogen-rich fertilizers.
Have you noticed your plants lately? Are they showing dark green color and not growing at all? If yes, then it means that your plants have a deficiency of phosphorus. Remember that the symptoms of phosphorus deficiency appear on old leaves first.
If you want to make sure that your plants are getting all the nutrients they need, you need to start watching the old leaves of your plants. If the old leaves of the plants have become yellowed with scattered dark brown or black spots, then it means that your plant has a deficiency of potassium.
If your plant is deficient in Sulphur, then it’ll be visible in the new growth. If the growing leaves of the plant are yellow in color, then it means that plants may have Sulphur deficiency.
If the leaves of the plant are turning yellow from the veins area, then it means that you need to provide magnesium to your plants. It ensures the regular growth of the plant.
If the young leaves of the plants are looking distorted and a little yellow, then it is a sign of magnesium deficiency. Calcium deficiency may inhibit the development and growth of the plant, and the plant may die.
Just like magnesium, iron deficiency is also visible in the veins region of the leaves. However, the only difference is that the veins remain green, but the surrounding area becomes yellow.
Chlorine deficiency shows wilted leaves. These leaves eventually turn yellow and then ultimately and rough bronze color.
Many other minerals are essential for the proper growth of the plants. All you have to do is make sure that you keep a close eye on the color and physical appearance of the plant and provide the plants with the nutrients according to their needs.