New growth in olive tree is deformed


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Here living in Northern Virginia, we bought an olive tree around Christmas time. The olive tree had been losing leaves like crazy but that was expected, as it was adjusting to its new home. Lately the tree has been putting out a lot of new growth but the leaves have been growing misshapen. The new leaves are much lighter in color, wider, and thinner. A few even have slight brown tips. This plant is placed in a bright window and with a watering schedule of once a week. We also have this plant on superThrive.



We also plant to keep this plant outdoors spring through fall.
 

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I suspect the atmosphere is too dry and that it is not getting enough light. The window really doesn't look that light. It is probably also too warm, it's trying to grow with the water, warmth and feed and then finding insufficient light. I would cut the "Superthrive" and water and turn the heating down. Or increase light and humidity.
 
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I suspect the atmosphere is too dry and that it is not getting enough light. The window really doesn't look that light. It is probably also too warm, it's trying to grow with the water, warmth and feed and then finding insufficient light. I would cut the "Superthrive" and water and turn the heating down. Or increase light and humidity.
Thanks for your advice! I will stop feeding superThrive and turn down the heat. The day those pictures were taken is was a cloudy day since it had just been snowing. On an average sunny day the tree receives partial-full sun from around 11:00-5:00. The tree should probably receive more, but as it is winter it can be hard to provide that.
The photo is from 11:00 this morning with the tree in a SW facing window.
 

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