Houseplant Leaf Tips Browning

The dry environment found indoors often causes the tips and edges of houseplant leaves to yellow and brown off.

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The heated and air-conditioned atmosphere of indoor spaces is often very dry compared to the natural environment of most of the houseplants we grow indoors. These dry conditions, if not rectified, cause leaf tips and edges to yellow, brown off and die. Other causes may be under or over-watering.


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To replicate the higher humidity of most houseplants natural environment it is important to keep the plants watered in an optimal manner and to mist the foliage of the plants frequently.


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  • Potassium Deficiency can cause similar browning off of leaf edges. This is accompanied by yellowing of veins followed by wilting and the scorching moving inward.

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