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  • Yellow Plant Leaves

    Created by Tony on

    Dear friends. I have several golden pothos plants in my home. A few of them have brown spots on their leaves. I believe it’s some kind of plant disease. Also some leaves turn brown in the tip and or middle area. A very few turn yellow and I pluck them and throw away. What product do you recommend to treat this condition?

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    Eric Vinje

    Hello –

    Yellow leaves could be a plant disease symptom (see link below). However, a number of problems could lead to yellowing plant leaves. Here are a few:

    • Chlorosis – Commonly caused by a deficiency of iron or manganese, both of which are present but unavailable in high pH soils (pH>7.2).

    • Overwatering – Check the soil around the root zone to see if it is damp and only water as much as the plant needs.

    • Insect Pests – Inspect carefully, especially on the underside of leaves.

    • Too Little Light – Has the plant been moved recently? Are the leaves on the side away from the light source affected?

    • Plant Disease – Fungal problems are responsible for a great deal of damage and are characterized by wilting, scabs, rusts, blotches and rotted tissue. Here’s a link to help identify some of the more common plant diseases. We offer earth-friendly remedies too!


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