Burle Marx Philodendron going yellow
I inherited this Burle Marx Philodendron and it was very happy all summer. I stopped fertilizing one Sept and by Oct, it’s starting to look like maybe it has some sort of deficiency, because the leaves are turning yellow and fading very slowly from the inside out. (See photo.) Do philodendrons do this to make space for new leaves? Is it a nutrient deficiency? Is it unhappy with colder weather? Not sure. Any advice appreciated, thanks!
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    Paris Lalicata There's a chance it could be a nutrient deficiency if the nutrients in the soil have degraded already and the fertilizer was supplementing it considering it happened shortly after. Therefor, I would try either incorporating the same fertilizer schedule back for the plant or replenishing the plant with fresh, nutrient rich soil!
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      Julia Barry Thanks, will do! I suspect you're right since this plant was neglected for so long before I inherited it, it may have some catching up to do. Just to check -- it's ok to be fertilizing during non-growing season in this case? Thanks!
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        Paris Lalicata Yes it'll be safe since it has a deficiency but it'll also be best to increase it's exposure to light as much as you can!
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    Julia Barry Whole plant
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    Julia Barry Last photo — this was the first one to start to yellow, so it’s paler and farther along with whatever the problem is
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    Julia Barry Another photo
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    Julia Barry Another photo
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