Why Do Indoor Plant Leaves Turn Brown?

Hot or dry air is the most common reason for indoor plant leaves to turn brown. Other possible causes are salt buildup or fertilizer spilled on the leaves.

Keywords: houseplant problems, brown leaves, indoor plant problems

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Jenn Mercer is a Writer, Poet, and Translator (French > English) living in Raleigh, NC. She has Bachelors degrees in both English (Creative Writing) and French from NC State University. Mercer has been published in the Grapevine, Astropoetica, Talkin Blues, Nth Degree, the CATI Quarterly, The Fix, and Uncle John's Bathroom Reader for Kids.