Why Are My Plant Leaves Yellow? 

Plants with yellowing leaves may have a number of problems that need to be fixed. These six things can cause plant leaves to turn yellow:  

Waterlogged soil deprives roots of oxygen and causes root rot. Yellowing leaves, withering, and plant health deterioration can result. Between waterings, let the soil dry out for adequate drainage.  

1. Overwatering 

Yellow leaves may suggest nitrogen, iron, magnesium, or potassium deficiencies. Missing these nutrients can induce chlorosis, which yellows leaves. Use balanced fertilizer or alter fertilization to correct nutritional imbalances.  

2. Nutrient Deficiency

Watering too little might also create yellow leaves since plants need moisture to absorb nutrients. Adjust your watering schedule to avoid waterlogging or drying plants.  

3. Underwatering

Poor soil can cause root suffocation and nutritional imbalances, causing yellowing leaves. Organic matter or raised beds can improve soil drainage and reduce waterlogging.  

4. Poor Soil Drainage

Leaf yellowing can be caused by aphids, spider mites, powdery mildew, and bacterial infections. Plants should be checked for pests and diseases and treated immediately.  

5. Pests and Diseases

Extreme temperatures, direct sunlight, chilly breezes, and low humidity can stress plants and yellow leaves. Reduce plant stress by placing them in optimum light, temperature, and humidity conditions.  

6. Environmental Stress

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