Inadequate lighting and improper watering causes bamboo to turn yellow. Over-fertilizing a bamboo plant and injury to the bamboo plant can also contribute to the plant turning yellow.Know More
Bamboo needs bright light to grow, but this light needs to be indirect or filtered. Too much direct sunlight causes a bamboo to develop a sunburn, causing it to turn yellow.
Bamboo plants are particular about their water, and tap water may be a culprit. Excess treatment chemicals in tap water can damage a bamboo plant. Gardeners should water the plant with distilled or filtered water and change the water every week.
Gardeners should keep bamboo plants away from animals, protect them from excessive heat and cold and avoid vigorous pruning to protect them from injuries which can cause yellowing.Learn more in Trees & Bushes
The best way to cut invasive bamboo which requires total eradication is through the use of a chain saw, weed whacker, Swedish brush axe or pruning shears. However, the techniques for the removal of bamboo versus the pruning or trimming of bamboo are quite different.Full Answer >
When trimming a bamboo plant, first cut the leaf stalks, but not the hard stem of the plant. Bamboo is a very hardy plant that grows bigger and fuller with trimming.Full Answer >
If during hot summer months there is little rainfall, an arborvitae tree can turn brown due to drought stress and sun scorch. Deep watering of the soil around the tree is a solution to this problem. There are many other possible causes for arborvitaes to turn brown during different seasons of the year.Full Answer >
Birch tree leaves often turn yellow because of chlorosis, which occurs for several reasons. According to the University of Illinois, chlorosis occurs because of an iron deficiency, poor drainage, damaged roots, high soil alkalinity, compacted roots and nutrient deficiencies. Nutrient deficiencies usually occur because the nutrients are unavailable due to a high soil alkalinity, or pH.Full Answer >