spider plants

J Warham someone at nowhere.com
Wed Sep 8 07:17:49 EST 1999


Stephen M Jankalski <CEREOID at prodigy.net> wrote:

> It is normal for "Spider Plants" (Chlorophytum comosum) to get leaf
> die-back. 
> 
> Many have attributed the condition to chlorine, fluorine or minerals in the
> water and other causes but it is a natural process for this plant no matter
> how you grow it.
> 
> You may want to occasionally cut back the leaf tips diagonally to remove
> the dead tips but there is no way to stop it from happening.
Hessayon, (T houseplant Expert &Expert series) attributes brown leaf
tips on Chlorophytum to underfeeding! Give them a bit of baby bio or
similar and they'll be fine!
//
JW 



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