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onethree1p
Waconia, MN

October 10, 2012
5:22 AM

Post #9301307

Hi there,
Please help - I get these brown spots on a few of the leaves of the my philodendron. Please advise!

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attgal61
Springfield, OH

October 10, 2012
7:52 AM

Post #9301439

you philedendron is getting too much light always when the leaves turn brown . Good Luck to you . Im new but have tons of the stuff growing in my house .

tapla

tapla
Bay City, MI
(Zone 6a)

October 10, 2012
11:35 AM

Post #9301608

I'm going to disagree with that assessment. The statement is much too broad to be taken at face value - sorry. There are many reasons for spoiled foliage that don't fall under the category "light-related". In this case, it's highly doubtful too much light was causal. It looks like a bacterial leaf issue (Pseudomonas?) or something physiological, like the plant being too cold or having been exposed to a sudden temperature drop. IOW - a possible bacterial leaf infection or chill injury.

Al
onethree1p
Waconia, MN

October 10, 2012
5:53 PM

Post #9301871

The plant has been in the same spot for almost a year - north facing. I haven't moved it, so not sure about sudden temperature drop.
purpleinopp
Opp, AL
(Zone 8b)

October 15, 2012
7:00 AM

Post #9305710

That's Epipremnum (Pothos.) Not Philo.

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