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Yellow leaves on euphorbia Honey Pot

TheGreenManTheGreenMan Tyne & Wear Green Belt Posts: 1,539
Hi. 

I recently purchased and planted a euphorbia honey pot. 

The top tiers of leaves are all praying to the heavens and are a beautiful acid green. 

There are, however, four or five yellow leaves at the bottom of a few of the stems. 

I’ve checked for aphids and it’s all clear. 

Could it be a watering issue? 

The ground is not dry when I push my finger in. Nor is it sopping wet. 

Do I water more? Feed it? Water less? 

Sometimes I wish they could speak. 

Any help would be greatly appreciated. 

J. 
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  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 11,245
    A picture would help.
    He calls her the chocolate girl
    Cause he thinks she melts when he touches her
    She knows she's the chocolate girl
    Cause she's broken up and swallowed
    And wrapped in bits of silver
  • TheGreenManTheGreenMan Tyne & Wear Green Belt Posts: 1,539
    Of course. I posted too early sorry 
  • LoxleyLoxley Posts: 4,452
    edited June 2021
    This is normal. They will often just shed their lower leaves, especially after planting.

    Don't fuss over it. Water it thoroughly once a week during dry weather until it's established, then it will look after itself.
  • TheGreenManTheGreenMan Tyne & Wear Green Belt Posts: 1,539
    What a relief @Loxley

    I’ve planted about 40 new plants in this new garden and this, touch wood, was the first “issue” I (thought) I had. 
  • TheGreenManTheGreenMan Tyne & Wear Green Belt Posts: 1,539
    10 months on......the yellow leaves are back and are now also red.

    Still normal do we think?




  • GardenerSuzeGardenerSuze South NottsPosts: 1,149
    Yes I think completely normal and growing well.
  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 11,245
    I would still say normal.
    He calls her the chocolate girl
    Cause he thinks she melts when he touches her
    She knows she's the chocolate girl
    Cause she's broken up and swallowed
    And wrapped in bits of silver
  • TheGreenManTheGreenMan Tyne & Wear Green Belt Posts: 1,539

    It's just nice to be able to ask someone and get an answer :D

    The cat isn't bothered!

  • TheGreenManTheGreenMan Tyne & Wear Green Belt Posts: 1,539
    Thanks @punkdoc
  • GardenerSuzeGardenerSuze South NottsPosts: 1,149
    I think you may find this happening with other plants too. Just the older leaves.
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