Spider Plants
Q.

Spider Plants

Zone Old Town,ME | maddie.altman added on August 30, 2016 | Answered

A few months ago, I repotted my spider plant (which had become four different plants in the one pot). One set of plants is doing well but browning a little bit. The other set of plants looks like it's dying. I've tried changing the watering times and schedules for the sickly one. I've let it dry out and I've brought it outside. It's still alive but still brown and limp. I don't have a photo right now but I can provide some.

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Alisma
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on August 31, 2016

It sounds like this is not a watering issue. One possibility is stress from over-fertilization or excessive fluoride in the water, which spider plants are susceptible to:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/spider-plant/fertilize-spider-plants.htm

Also, check for any visible insects or mites on the plant:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/hpgen/sudden-plant-death.htm

This article has advice for helping plants recover:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/care-of-damaged-plants.htm

00
Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Spider Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More