What Causes House Plant Leaf Ends to Die?

The ends of house plant leaves turn brown and die when the air is so dry that leaves lose water faster than it can be replaced through the roots.

Keywords: brown tips in house plant leaves, brown leaf, dry air and house plants

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Thomas K. Arnold is the publisher and editorial director of "Home Media Magazine" and a regular entertainment contributor to various publications including "USA Today," "The Hollywood Reporter" and "San Diego Magazine." He has written travel stories for "San Diego Magazine," the "San Diego Union" and the Copley News Service. Arnold attended San Diego State University.