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It reminded me that plants are normally easy to grow if they are just given a chance.  The two most common problems I see on indoor plants is too much water and too much fertilizer.  Low light is another regular culprit.
My Schefflera cutting is an unusual case.  Most plants like a good organic potting soil, water after getting dry and mild fertilizers occasionally.   Here is a link for more information on this plant. Schefflera

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Naturally yours,

Howard Garrett
The Dirt Doctor


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