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Q.Prayer plant

Zone Hemet Ca 92545 | dlb1951 added on March 11, 2018 | Answered

My prayer plant’s turning yellow and some of the leaves have some browning on the tips, what can I do?

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Answered on March 13, 2018

This sounds like it could be an infection starting. Over watering is usually the cause. These should be watered only after the top of the soil is dry. They like to be fertilized occasionally, as well.

The next time you water, you can use peroxide at 1 part peroxide to 3 parts water. This can help clear up the infection. The old growth will not recover, but the new growth should come out looking normal.

This article will give you more information on the care of these: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/prayer-plant/maranta-prayer-plant-peacock-plant.htm

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