Am I burning my besseae?

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kentuckiense

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The new growth on my P. besseae has had some strange yellow patches for a long time. It has pretty much grown like that.

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Notice the spotting. I think I may have accidentlly hit it with Physan back when it was a much smaller growth.

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There's a newer leaf from the growth. It's been like that for as long as i can remember. It doesn't strike me as the pre-leaf-tip-burn-yellowing, either. The tissue seems perfectly healthy.

Any ideas?
 
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Eric Muehlbauer

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That looks like damage from scale or mealybug....not that you necessarily had them, but I have seen those critters leave markings like that on leaves long after they are gone. another possiblility...chlorosis from either lack of fertilizer or wrong fertilizer pH? Take care, Eric
 
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