They get over 8 hours of direct sun. A hand with the index finger pointing up symbolizes the hope of heaven, while a hand with the index finger pointing down represents God reaching down for the soul. Leaf teeth point Forward (6) Outward (3) Leaf tooth shape Single-toothed (6) None (3) Leaf type Broad (10) Needle-like (1) Leaf undersurface texture Hairy (1) Smooth (1) Leaf veins Pinnate (8) Palmate (2) None present (1) Needle shape in cross section Oval (1) Triangular (1) Range North America EAST (10) North America WEST (9) Broadleaved trees usually have wide leaves that are lost in the autumn, although some, like holly – are evergreen. Because they grow so slowly, timber from broadleaves is known as hardwood. WHITEFLIES. It's not very severe though, the temps might be a few degrees too warm. Page 1 of 3 - Leaves standing straight up? Both nymphs and adults suck the fluids from new growth, which causes fresh leaves to be stunted or twisted. I have 3 hybrids an a few req. I water every 3-4 days sometimes more. The plant IS NOT drooping, cause the leaves and the texture of the leaves are still vibrant and solid, not soft and droopy. The nymphs are translucent and can appear to be the same color as the leaves. Read More » Bubbles On Succulent Leaves – Causes & Treatment. 4. I just got into desert roses last year. I currently have two Black Domina, in week three of flower. SYMPTOMS: Stunted or twisted leaves, white spots or black moldy areas on the top of foliage. For about a month now they are growing great but the leaves are pointing straight up. I live in Central Tx. I recently changed the lighting from two LEDs, to Mars Hydro, TWS 2000. - posted in Organic Lifestyle Gardening: Good morning all. The only thing I can see that is a little off, you have some leaves that have the tips pointing down. Rhododendron Lace Bug – Treatment & Control. The leaves are arranged in pairs whilst the single-winged seeds grow in bunches. Read More » Why Are Succulent Leaves Pointing Up? Thread starter drdodge29; Start date Feb 11, 2009; drdodge29 Well-Known Member. The temps are above 100 everyday. The finger pointing down does not indicate damnation; instead, it most commonly represents an untimely, sudden, or unexpected death. However, leaves pointing down usually means over-watering/soil too wet/poor drainage situation. Hoping I can get some advice. BUT I am doing something wrong. CAUSE: Whiteflies are small, moth-like insects that cluster on the undersides of leaves. Plants look excellent though. Too little water will cause the leaves to dry out and curl up. Calathea Leaves Curling Can Be Due To Incorrect Watering. I love them. Why are my leaves pointing down? These tall, domed trees can reach up to 40 metres in height. I use a 1/4" drill bit and drill 5-6 holes through the bottom of a stack of solo-style plastic cups. Read More » ... 6 Pests That Could Be Eating Your Zinnias. Ash. Because a split-leaf philodendron grows up to 15 feet tall and wide, you need an outdoor space or outdoor container that will accommodate the plant when it's fully grown. Finger Pointing Up or Down . 4. Slits in the plastic might not be allowing adequate drainage. Feb 11, 2009 #1 My leaves on this one plant are being forced down. – Gardening Facts. Once the plant reaches maturity, it has a tendency for the stems to flop over as well, so plant it away from walkways. Too much water will “drown” the plant, causing root rot, resulting in curled calathea leaves … Like all houseplants, calatheas need a very specific amount of water to stay healthy. EDIT: looking at the pictures again, the way the the leaves are pointed it might just be they are starting to hit the walls of the grow area.