Palm House Plant Leaves Browning.. HELP!

Zhanataya billnzhan at earthlink.net
Fri Sep 7 13:06:04 EST 2001


On 7 Sep 2001 10:21:29 -0700, heatherineverett at aol.com (Heather)
wrote:

>One more thing:
>
>What do I do now?  I mean all the leaves (except the aforementioned
>new green ones on top) are either 30 - 50 % covered in brown from the
>tip down.  Should I cut them off?  Should I leave them?  Should I put
>it out on my balcony for some sun?  (although it's starting to cool..
>roughly 74F tops now a days)  Should I give it a 'drought' for like 3
>weeks?
>
>Thanks again everybody...
>
>Heather
>
>PS Email answers to heatherinnh at aol.com would be even more appreciated

Sure sounds like a spider mite infestation to me.  If it is Ultrafine
horticultural oil is very effective.




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