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Re: [aroid-l] why do I turn brown

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] why do I turn brown
  • From: "Julius Boos" <ju-bo@msn.com>
  • Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2004 09:36:42 +0000

>From: "Albert & Febie" <mrknight@charter.net>
>Reply-To: aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu
>To: <aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu>
>Subject: [aroid-l] why do I turn brown
>Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2004 22:17:58 -0400

It may have some connection to the brand/type of fertilizer that you are using, I can not recomend a brand, but there are folks on this list that can, the type of salts contained will and can burn the leaves.  'Fluxshing' the pots every now and then with LOTS of water will help, but a change of the brand (ask on the list which are best) is better.

Good Luck,


>>I have had problems with some of my variegated plants and rarer of my aroids. They seem to produce a new leaf and soon afterwards the leaf begins to turn a brown at no particular area. As soon as  a new leaf emerges the one that was turning brown falls off. I believe it has to do with water but am not sure.  The area that is brown seems to be moist. I try not to overwater. I would appreciate any help, Thanks, Albert

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