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Q.My Philodendron Imperial Red Has Brown Spots On The Leaves, And I’m Worried That I Maybe Overwatering It? Or Is It Receiving Too

Zone singapore | fruitysnail added on June 29, 2020 | Answered

much light? i water it once weekly when the soil is dry and place it beside a north facing window… it receives bright indirect light from 2/3pm till sunset.

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Answered on July 1, 2020

Usually, this is from a little too much water. Watering should not be done on schedule, rather, should be done when the soil is completely dry. For this plant, it will be about 3 or 4 inches down the container. Some suggestions will say only an inch, but I find that underwatering is far better than over. A soil probe may be necessary to determine if there is moisture, at all, down to this depth.

Treat with a light fungicide, and carefully measure moisture content to ensure that the plant receives the correct amount of water.

Here is an article that will help you to use fungicides correctly:


This article will help you to care for the plant:


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