Spider plant

mmcpherson0563 mmcpherson0563 at rogers.com
Sat Feb 15 14:30:25 EST 2003


Thank you for the great reply.Especially with the name,I was always wonder
what its nomenclature was
"Cereoid+10" <cereoid at prodigy.net> wrote in message
news:aAa3a.97$C_2.38 at newssvr16.news.prodigy.com...
> You're not doing anything wrong.
>
> Leaf tips turning brown is normal for Chlorophytum comosum. That's the way
> it grows in the wild, in gardens or as a houseplant.
>
> Many gardeners have tried to rationalize various causes for it but it is
> just the way the plant grows (and dies).
>
> Take a pair of scissirs and cut diagonally to remove the dead tips if they
> offend you.
>
>
> Monique Reed <monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu> wrote in message
> news:3E4CFF7A.B65DCD8F at mail.bio.tamu.edu...
> > This sounds like water stress, which may be caused by
> >
> > --too little water.
> >
> > --too much water.  Roots have rotted and the plant can't take up
> > water.
> >
> > --wrong kind of water.  If your water has a high salt content, salt
> > build-up in the soil can keep roots from being able to take up water.
> >
> > What to do?  Use deionized, distilled, or reverse osmosis water
> > instead of tap water.  Water thoroughly when the soil is dry.  Do not
> > let the pot sit in standing water.  Re-pot if what runs out of your
> > pot is yellow or brown (indicates salt build-up.)
> >
> > M. Reed
> > .
> > mmcpherson0563 wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi house,I have this spider plant that just won't get healthy.I have
> tried
> > > everything but the tips of every leaf dies and turn brown.
> > > What am I doing wrong?
> > > All replies welcomed and appreciated.
> >
>
>





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