My Pothos plants recently at the stems are spitting and turning brown. My pothos was moved from a screened in patio to indoors last November to protect it through winter. All these bugs feed by sucking the sap from the leaves and stems of your houseplants, damaging a small area around where they feed, causing brown or yellow spots … Brown spots on leaves and stems of Pothos "marble Green My marble pothos has brown spots on the leaves and stems. We have white lights above the cabinets to give us more light in the kitchen. Bacterial Leaf Spot: Water-soaked spots with yellow halos spread rapidly on leaves. I have a couple if Pothos plants above my kitchen cabinets. Be sure to keep the leaves out of the water. The brown on the leaves is where each stem came from. I'm wondering if eventually they leaves will get weak. Easy to get and hard to eradicate, blight can quickly ruin one plant or a whole garden full. Now it is getting brown dead spots on some leaves and I don’t know why. Centers of the spots fall out under wet conditions. What can I do? The leave look fine. It is ‘Overwatering.’ A research says that the maximum number of people who get their Pothos leaves with the bacterial disease, brown spots, and brown leaf tips are mostly overwatering their plants. So totally healthy!! What would cause this? Usually if the problem is over-watering the entire plant will turn yellowish - if the problem Mealybugs, aphids, thrips, and scale are the other common culprits. However, if it's anything like mine, you'll get new growth stems from the node at this location! Other sap-sucking pests can cause brown spots on houseplant leaves. No matter how diligent you are, the day will come when those tiny brown circles appear on the leaves of your plant so it’s important to know how to treat leaf spot fungus. As soon as you see plant leaf spots, treatment begins. I noticed brown spots on two of the leaves before I repotted the plant in September and thought it was due to the plant being too close to the window so I didn't really think it was a problem. Leaves of established plants yellow and die. Black spots on the leaves and the sudden collapse of the plant indicate the soil has been kept too wet. Pothos houseplant leaves turn yellow and brown and dry for a variety of reasons: when grown in too little light, an irregular watering pattern, or the plant is sitting in water and may be the beginning of root rot. Those are the emerging roots. Pothos like to have their soil dry out completely between waterings. Bella Blue Bell, Apr 3, 2013 #1. Discard infected plants. Pseudomonas cichorii: Avoid overhead watering. As for the brown stem, it looks like a cutting was taken at this location and the stem has stopped growing. We have a quick answer to this question. Watching plants slowly wilt and die after their stems turn black leads to frustration and anger. Blight is the all-purpose name for a number of fungi in the soil that affects plants in this way. Sometimes, people even do underwatering and Overfertilization. It's a really thin cocoon and is expected to get brown and crispy. How to Treat Leaf Spot Fungus. It has been growing very consistently and didn’t seem affected by the change at first. Here’s what to do: remove enough bottom leaves off the stems so you can get them in water. The spots are usually in the center of the leaf with some of them at the edges. If left continually in damp soil, the roots will rot. Hi Everyone, I have a pothos that started as cuttings in a vase and eventually rooted over about 5 months. These can cause brown leaf tips in Pothos. You can see me pointing at the nodes in the video in case you don’t know what they are. Let the plant tell you when to water—when it starts to droop, it needs a good drink. 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