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Root Awakening

Mar 02, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

The older leaves of my pandan plant have white specks (above), while the newer ones do not. I water the plant once a day and it gets eight hours of sun. What could be the reason for this'

Margaret Lee

Your pandan plant (botanical name: Pandanus amaryllifolius) appears to be infested withsucking pests such as spider mites.

The pests are common when plants are grown in a windy, hot and dry environment often found in high-rise apartments.

They can be difficult to eradicat...