Houseplant Problems

Indoor Ivy Leaves Turning Brown


lahndorfj added on November 1, 2015 | Answered

Why are the tips of my indoor ivy leaves turning brown? It has new growth coming on it and always looked so good.


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on November 4, 2015

Ivy can be effected by low humidity in the home.

Misting the plant or setting the pot on a tray of pebbles with water can help.

Look for signs of insects. Spider Mites can be a common problem on Ivy plants.
Neem Oil is a good treatment if you suspect insects. It is safe for people and pets.

Here is a link to refresh you on the care requirements.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/ivy/indoor-ivy-care.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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