Aloe vera plants can turn brown due to sunburn, fungus or bacteria. The plant may be getting too much sunlight or the soil may be too wet.Know More
Sunburn will make aloe vera leaves turn dry and brown. Mushy brown leaves indicate a fungus, such as basal stem rot, which occurs in the cold and damp. Aloe rust thrives in high humidity and causes brown spots that spread. Bacterial soft rot develops in high humidity and wilts the leaves.
To prevent browning, aloe vera plants should be allowed to dry thoroughly between watering. These succulents need bright sunlight that is not overly strong. The best way is to place them near a sunny window with low humidity.Learn more about Houseplants
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Succulent plants should be watered at least once a week during the growing period by soaking the plant until water comes out of the pot's drainage holes. During the plant's resting periods, the soil should be allowed to dry out between waterings.Full Answer >
While temporarily placing a house plant in a dark room may not cause it any immediate harm, all plants eventually die without sufficient light. Plants need light for photosynthesis, which is the process by which plants make food.Full Answer >
According to Minnesota's Morris Veterinary Center PSC, bromeliads are not toxic to cats; however, the center reports that cats often vomit when they ingest plants, even if the plant is not poisonous. In addition, sometimes plants present a choking hazard.Full Answer >