Spider plant question

Webbtron webbtron at mindspring.com
Mon Feb 7 11:06:28 EST 2000

Perhaps they got froze during the trip home.  Trim the dead leaves.  You can
cut the brown tips if they bother you.  My experience is that a brown leaf
tip on a spider plant means the plant has drought stress.  They are easy to
grow and propagate (throw a "baby" in a glass.
"OrangeCrush" <pedroisamut at yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:389dbc1d.0 at news.sac.bfp.net...
> I definitely don't have a green thumb......
> I purchased two house plants about three weeks ago, a spider plant and  an
> ivy-looking thing called a gold child. Both receive indirect sunlight and
> are watered once a week, so that the soil is moist. The gold child looks
> great, but the spider doesn't. The tips of the leaves are turning brown
> (about 2 inches), and some are completely  brown.
> Does it need more light or more/less water?
> thanks
> -Steve

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