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Dracaena plant

Zone 17036 | Pamela OBrien added on April 24, 2017 | Answered

My 2 Draceanas were out in direct sun for 2 days and now have black steaks in their leaves. will these streaks disappear or should they be cut off and what should i expect after that? Thank you, a novice.

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DLarum
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Answered on April 25, 2017

Plants can get sunburns just like people do, only in plants it's called sunscald. In spring, plants that have been indoors all winter should be slowly acclimated to bright sunlight. You can cut those damaged leaves off. This article may help also:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/leaf-scald-in-plants.htm

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