houseplants - Knowledgebase Question

Pell Lake, Wi
Question by deni2v
April 13, 2010
I bought low light house plants, but the edges of the leaves are turning brown, are they not getting enough light or is it water.

Answer from NGA
April 13, 2010


Browning leaf tips can indicate overwatering or dry indoor air. Try watering thoroughly and then allowing the soil to dry out slightly between waterings. You can stick your finger down into the soil to check the moisture. If the soil is dry past your first knuckle, it's time to water. If the soil is still moist, you won't need to water for another few days. Best wishes with your new houseplants.

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