i know MG is no good, the plant is too big to transplant into different soil now. The plant appears to be happy in the gritty mix, yet recently started showing these signs. Some physiological disorders due to care mistakes are also responsible for this. I do that with hornets, wasps and earwigs when I see them. The spider plant will live in dim to low light, so you might not think you’re doing anything wrong. I know the clay does...explain about the pot thing again. I was hoping some clear pictures might help in diagnosing why my fan leaves are folding in half on one plant but not the other. These home made chambers are attached together using silk secretions produced in the mouth. In addition to watering malpractice, incorrect container sizes can also be responsible for this common problem. Leaf roller caterpillars are common, there are various moth and butterfly species that roll leaves. Spider plants are tough and tougher and toughest but you have to have drain holes. The feeding causes blotches on the leaves and can lead to pre-mature leaf drop. The plant … This is normally caused by excessively hot air (i.e. The flowers grow in clusters that grow up the stalk as the plant matures. Is this normal for hot weather, bananas both in containers and ground, their leaves folding down along their length. In the early stages, phosphorus deficiency usually causes leaves to appear dark but washed-out, with very dark veins and somewhat lighter leaf tissue. The snake plant is prone to mealybugs and spider mite infestations as well. Hi guys this is my second spider plant that my husband bought for me. Applying … If you want more tips and tricks on taking care of indoor plants, check out my posts on cost effective ways to indoor garden and how to save a diseased plant from dying! i dont know what to do. if it's above a hot radiator) or from underfeeding. As the flower matures it will generally have three shades of pink on it at a single time. plant leaves folding. There is no denying the charm of a spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum) surrounded by arching stems of spiderettes. But the spider plant has slight catnip-like hallucinogenic effects on cats. Growth often stagnates, and it’s possible your plant could go limp and pale with time as well. Spider plants are not poisonous to cats or other pets. The color is rich and healthy. ... ive been having a lot of trouble with a group of plants that i bought off my friend. Spider Plant Problems. I have attached some photos below for everyone's viewing. Discussion in 'Garden Pest Management and Identification' started by erin_juniper, Oct 7, 2007. erin_juniper Active Member. Spider plants in particular are sensitive to the fluoride in tap water. Spider Plant has leaves with brown tips . Water your spider plant with distilled or purified water. Such products as Merit and Safari can be used as a soil drench (poured around the root area of the plant). If it did, try something else. Bugs that feed on your foliage will cause leaf curl just from physical damage. Spider plant, Chlorophytum comosum, is one of the most common and well-known of all houseplants.It is especially popular with beginners, being easy to grow and propagate, tolerant of neglect, and able to thrive in nearly any type of condition. If your spider plant fooled you into thinking it needed low light, don’t feel bad. SPIDER MITES. If your plant is infested, first isolate it to prevent spreading to other houseplants. Webby material under the leaves with yellowing is a sign of spider mites, while aphids are easily seen crawling on the foliage. Most of the time customers will not notice minor tarnished plant bug damage. I have 2 Fem Hawaiian Snow grown from seeds in a DWC system that I have used a dozen times with great results, but with 2 changes. 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