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Brown leaf tips on Peace Lily plant

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by momsgrl on May 06, 2006 08:59 AM
My Peace Lily plants, both at home & office, have brown tips on several leaves...the tips are [/LIST] [/LIST] totally dead. Otherwise, the plants continue to bloom. Can anyone tell me the cause and solution to this problem?
by RugbyHukr on May 06, 2006 09:43 AM
tap water will brown the tips of plants due to minerals.

i filter my water thru a Brita filter

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by momsgrl on May 06, 2006 09:48 AM
Thanks for the quick reply! I thought I was doing the right thing by letting the tap water sit for a week before using it, but guess that wasn't sufficient. My mom never had a problem, but she had very hard water without a softener added.

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by Rosepetal on May 06, 2006 12:41 PM
Mine have brown/yellow tips too. Growing well otherwise so I thought it was normal. Glad I read this, I am using tap water as well.

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by Jiffymouse on May 08, 2006 08:23 AM
this should have been in house plants, but since it is being answered here, i'm leaving it. good advice given [thumb]

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