All plants can be affected by oedema a condition brought on by overwatering or high humidity. It can be particularly troublesome on cacti, camellias, eucalyptus, fuchsias, pelargonium, succulents and vines. However, there are steps you can take to avoid this issue.

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Common name Oedema
Scientific name Oedema
Plants affected Various; including cacti, camellias, eucalyptus, fuchsia, orchids, pelargonium, succulents and vines
Main causes Excessively high moisture levels in soil or air
Timing All year

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