Why the Spathiphyllum blacken the tips of the leaves
Most often the main cause of the blackening of the tips of the leaves of this flower is insufficient irrigation. When watering plants it is necessary to consider the temperature and humidity, which contains the "female happiness". If the temperature is above 22-23 degrees and humidity does not exceed 50%, then water the flower as drying of the soil and every three days spent spraying its leaves. In summer, arrange the plant small cool shower.
If Spathiphyllum watered in a timely manner, but the leaves started to darken and this is accompanied by darkening of the basal areas, in this case, most likely, cause waterlogging of the soil. Often, novice growers are overly concerned about their indoor flowers and produce watering more often than is required. In conjunction with the maintenance of the plants in a cool room it leads to them flooding, as a result of which the roots of the flowers podgniet. If you notice some darkening of the basal stems, first and foremost, treat the soil with fungicide, then place the Spathiphyllum in a well ventilated bright and warm room air temperature which is not below 20 degrees. Reduce the number of irrigations two to three times.
If the first two causes blackening of the leaves of the flower is eliminated, in this case the main culprits of what is happening or the lack of nutrients or pests. In the first case to deal with the problem will help timely feeding "women's happiness" nitrogen fertilizer (can be used as drugs specifically designed for this plant, and universal means). In the spring and summer, fertilizer should be made no less than once in three weeks, and in autumn and winter times in the season. Most often Spathiphyllum attacked by the following pests: quadraspidiotus perniciosus, spider mites and aphids. Carefully inspect the plant and if you see the dark points on the bottom of leaves, cobwebs on stalks, soil, or dark patina at the top of the leaves, first wipe off the entire flower with a sponge dipped in soapy water and leave it to dry. Then wipe off the plant, but with the clean damp cloth then spray it with a solution of insecticide.
Why blacken the flowers of Spathiphyllum
The blackening of flowers in this plant are not a frequent occurrence and the reason he can be all of the above. To avoid this, the plant will delight you with abundant bloom, try to stick to simple rules:
keep the flower in warm and bright room;
- watch the humidity (optimum level of 55-60%);
- timely watering a plant;
- spend the spring and summer, feeding at least every three weeks, and in autumn and winter - three times a month;
every two weeks remove dust from the leaves of the flower with a damp cloth.