wilted flower with spots on leaves
Common Causes of Unhealthy Plants

Improper watering, sudden changes in environment, cold drafts, lack of fertilizer, insect or disease attack may cause problems for houseplants.

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Causes of general defoliation

  • Sudden change in temperature
  • Transplanting shock
  • Sudden change in light intensity
  • Over-watering
  • Lack of light

Causes of browning of leaf tips

  • Improper watering
  • Exposure to cold drafts
  • Insect attack
  • Excess fertilizer

Causes of loss of normal foliage color

  • Over-watering
  • Lack of fertilizer
  • Insect attack
  • Improper light

Causes of spotted foliage

  • Over-watering
  • Burning from direct sunlight
  • Disease