Rattlesnake Calathea Help
Hi,

The plant seems to be healthy and new leaves are coming up, but a few of the leaves are drying up and browning at the tips and other parts of the leaves. What does the mean? What should I do with parts of the leaves that are dried up?
Thanks!!
 

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    Paris Lalicata Hi Danielle! It looks like the symptoms could be caused by over or under watering. What kind of light is the plant receiving, and how dry do you let the soil get before watering again?
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      Danielle It gets indirect sunlight. I usually water it once a week when the top soil is dry.
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        Paris Lalicata Do you insert your finger into the soil at least 2-3 inches down? If not, then the symptoms could be a sign of over watering. It'll be best to allow the top 2-3 inches to half the soil to dry out between waterings. I would also be sure not to mist the Calathea or splash water on the leaves as this can promote water soaked lesions or fungal/bacterial spots if the droplets don't have the right conditions to evaporate!
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    Danielle Here is a picture!
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