my unopened leaf tips turn brown and dry, and
the last 5 leaves have never opened on my indoor bird of paradise. It has been thriving for the last 4 years.
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It sounds like something cultural. Did you repot recently? (if not, it may be time) Change its location inside? Anything change in the way it is watered or how many times a week misted? Here are instructions for care, see if something has changed: