Houseplants forum→Peace lily + bug problem

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Name: Jen
Atlantic Canada
May 8, 2020 10:20 AM CST

My friend purchased this plant less than two weeks ago, (she is going to try to return it).

But now I'm curious.

What is causing the damage on the new leaf? Bugs? Or sun?

And what are those worms?!

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Name: Will Creed
Prof. plant consultant & educator
May 8, 2020 10:38 AM CST
The spots are on a new leaf. It is likely that there may have been a watering or light issue at the time that leaf was first emerging.

Those look like centipedes. Not good quality sterile soil was used.
Will Creed
Horticultural Help, NYC
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