Spider Plants
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Disease

Zone Mexico | Cato12 added on January 25, 2018 | Answered

Does anyone know why these red spots are invading my spider plants and making their leaves shrivel? I tried cutting the affected areas off but it's just getting worse, they barely have any healthy leaves left.

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    BushDoctor
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    Answered on January 25, 2018

    This is, typically, a sign of overwatering. These are somewhat drought tolerant, and will like their soil to dry out between waterings. You should sprinkle a little wettable sulfur onto the soil before the next watering, and this will help clear things up a bit.

    Here is an article on their care: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/spider-plant/spider-plant-care-gardening-tips-for-spider-plants.htm

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