Black Tips On Spiderwort Leaves - Knowledgebase Question

Seekonk, MA
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Question by Dabervi
May 22, 2001
What is causing the tips of the leaves of the white spiderwort to turn black?

Answer from NGA
May 22, 2001
The usual cause is lack of humidity. Try misting the plant on a regular basis to increase humidity. Other causes can be fluoride in the water (some plants are more sensitive than others). You can try using bottled water for your spiderwort. I cut away the ends of the leaves to remove the blackened tips and make the plant more attractive. Hope this information helps!

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