Problems with my Pachira Braid


Old 04-26-16, 08:58 PM
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Problems with my Pachira Braid


I have had a Pachira Braid plant indoors for about 2 years now. For the last few months, some of the leaves have started to turn brown from the tip. Eventually, the whole leaf turns brown and drops off.

Any ideas on what is going on and what I should be doing different?

It is located near a window which get a lot of indirect sunlight. The plant is actually growing in the sense that there is new growth at the top.

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Old 04-27-16, 06:27 AM
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My first thought is over watering especially since we're just coming out of winter. In winter almost all plant's growth rate slows and so does their need for water so it's easy to overdo. It's also normal for even a healthy plant to have leaves turn brown and drop. Nothing lasts/lives forever so leaves are occasionally replaced. Old ones drop and the nutrients go to supporting new growth.
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