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What Does New Growth Look Like?

You aren’t the only one excited for warmer weather–have you noticed your plants shooting up new growth like wild now that the days are getting warmer and brighter?

During the winter months, growth generally slows for most houseplants. Spring and summer is when they awaken from their winter dormancy and use the seasons’ extra sunlight and humidity to get growing again!

Do you know how to spot new growth? Often times new growth is confused with a dying leaf or a plant in distress, when actually the opposite is true! Can you spot the new growth in the photos below?

What Does New Growth Look Like? | Bloomscape

What Does New Growth Look Like? | Bloomscape

What Does New Growth Look Like? | Bloomscape

What Does New Growth Look Like? | Bloomscape

What Does New Growth Look Like? | Bloomscape

What Does New Growth Look Like? | Bloomscape

What Does New Growth Look Like? | Bloomscape

What Does New Growth Look Like? | Bloomscape

Haven’t noticed any new growth on your plants yet? Don’t fret! Plants grow on their own time, but they might appreciate a little fertilizer. The warmer months are ideal for fertilizing. Not sure how? Follow Plant Mom’s tips on how to fertilize your plants, and they’ll be growing in no time.

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Brent Richard Dixon

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