Multiple trunks on one dwarf calamondin

I received a dwarf calamondin tree approx 2.5 years old purchased from a local grower who grows from stem cuttings. However, I’m realizing that the tree hasn’t been pruned much and it seemingly has three stem cuttings planted together! It…

flower ID – plant Id

I live in Toronto. The enclosed attachment was taken at Edwards garden quite sometime ago.…

Shiny hibiscus leaves

I had tiny white insects (whiteflies) on my hibiscus leaves. I washed them with a solution of 40 parts water to one part soap. I seem to have gotten rid of them but I notice that the leaves are now…

Acidanthera

Can I grow acidanthera indoors in a pot? Same question about ranunculi.…

Norfolk Pine – plant disease?

Dear Master Gardener, Over time, wood-colored protrusions have developed at the base of each branch (please see picture), and I am wondering if they are a sign of disease? Please help me identify the issue. I don’t detect any scale,…

Plumeria Plant

I would like to purchase a plant or cuttings. Do you know any garden centres that sell them.…

Ficus Benjamina leaf drop

I took over care of a friend’s ficus last spring, it thrived during the spring and summer indoors. Over the winter it lost 80% of its leaves and is continuing to drop leaves. I tried adjusting watering, have adjusted its…

Lemon Tree

Hi everyone. I planted a seed from a lemon 22 years ago and It grew into this incredible 8’ tall lemon tree. It’s my baby and I love it. Every year we bring it out to the backyard and it…

Fertilizing houseplants

Hi there. I have both Miracle-Gro shake n feed as well as the regular all-purpose water-soluble fertilizer. Is it possible to use this fertilizer on my houseplants? They include pothos, ficus elastica, dracaena marginata, spathiphyllum, and sansevieria. Thanks in advance!…

Begonia problem

Hello Toronto Master Gardeners, I’ve had a beautiful begonia for about 8 years. Never had any issues until one day this winter, when I noticed it losing a lot of leaves. I figured perhaps a draft from the window we…