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Q.Schefflera Has Brown Spots. Not Sticky. No Bugs. Otherwise Seems Healthy. What Is This? How Do I Treat It?

Zone 83864 | Corkybell13 added on March 27, 2020 | Answered

Leaves are smooth, shiny, and perky. Seeing new growth. Water it once a week. Has a grow light. Other plants around it don’t seem to be affected. Is it something to worry about?

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Answered on March 27, 2020

I would make sure to keep an eye on that! It looks like the very beginning of a fungal/bacterial infection.

I can't really see if your container allow extra water to flow out, freely, or not. If it does, I would let the plant dry out down to about 3 or 4 inches before watering again, instead of watering on schedule. This will offer a more accurate reading as when to water. Overwatering is the leading cause of this type of infection.

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