Dieffenbachia
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dieffenbachia plant

Zone South Bend , Ind. 46613 | tomlacopo added on September 16, 2016 | Answered

My plant is starting to get leaves browning around the edges. What am I doing wrong? Or what am I not doing correctly? Don't want to lose my plant. Help! Thank you :)

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Alisma
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Answered on September 16, 2016

These browning leaves could be cause by overwatering or underwatering, which have similar symptoms. They could also be a result of excessive fertilizer or excessive light (this plant prefers low-light conditions). See these articles for advice:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/what-causes-brown-edges-on-leaves-of-plant.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/dumb-cane/growing-dumbcane-dieffenbachia.htm

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