Glossary

This Glossary is a list of terms and words relating to plants. Read information and see  pictures about plant pests, diseases, propagation methods, clean air plants, poisonous houseplants, bonsai techniques, and helpful plant products. You can explore the Glossary as a list, or link to these terms from various plant detail pages. See Entire Glossary
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Brown and yellow circles on plant leaf
When a plant gets Leaf Spot Disease, the attacking fungus or bacteria leaves small brown spots trimmed in yellow where it is feeding on the leaves. These spots may vary in shape, color, and size.  As with all other fungal and bac... Read More
Very few houseplants should be placed in direct sun. High light refers only to bright indirect light since direct sun often burns the leaves of indoor houseplants. An area that is too hot and dry encourages Spider Mites and causes... Read More
When you select “Low Light” a list of the most adaptive plants in our database appears. These plants can live in lighting conditions too low to support any other plants in our database, but will grow faster in medium and high ... Read More
Any plant that can grow in low light grows even better in medium light, so both low and medium light plants appear on ... Read More
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