Snake Plants

White Dries Patches on Some Leaves


mstephenso added on April 10, 2018 | Answered

My snake plant has white dried patches on a few leaves. What can I do to help it recover and what is this?


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BushDoctor
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Answered on April 10, 2018

Can you include a photo? This is usually indicative of a fungal infection. Make sure to only water when the soil is almost completely dry. These are drought tolerant, and will not tolerate being wet for too long. You can replace 1/4 of the water with peroxide the next time you water. This one time dose will kill off any infections in the soil.

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

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