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Medium_d489c923-20f0-41b5-b74d-efd596126f17 The tips of the leaves of my anthurium are turning brown. Am I over/under watering or does it need bigger pot?

I believe my plant is an anthurium (although the label is long gone) and the tips of the leaves are going brown. Am I over or under watering? Or does it need fertiliser or a bigger pot? I have no idea how to help it.

Submitted: 07:10PM, 06 Oct 2018
Answer: Hi Rebecca,

Thank you for contacting Yates.

The stress there is a sign that the plant is suffering from moisture stress. These plants are best if they are kept lightly moist and don’t like sitting in too much water.

Ensure that the pot is well drained to allow the water to run through. If the water is sitting on top of the pot for a while then draining through the base, this is a sign that the soil is repelling the water. This is where Yates Waterwise Soil Saturator can assist.

Don’t forget to feed your plant as well. They do like a regular feed. Thrive Houseplant Liquid Plant Food is great for your indoor plants.

Kind regards

Yates Horticulturist

Answered: 04:10PM, 07 Oct 2018


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