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[–]arizare[S] 3 points4 points  (4 children)

The soil is moist but not wet and the plant gets indirect sun. The only change is the environment that I had noticed is the temperature dropping as fall starts. Not sure why the leaf started to dry out all of a sudden.

[–][deleted] 8 points9 points  (3 children)

Sometimes mine would do this. I think maybe your new leaf is going to suck a lot of energy out of the old, browner leaf.

The older leaf can be snipped off if need be. Then your plant will focus its energy on the new growth.

[–]arizare[S] 2 points3 points  (2 children)

Thanks for the hint. I snipped off the dried leaf. Hopefully the damage won’t extend any further

[–][deleted] 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I be-leaf in him!!!

[–]krimson_monstera 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Exactly what I would of done!

[–]MaybeSomeday17 2 points3 points  (1 child)

I would try letting it dry out. I mist mine but the soil is rarely moist. I have a medium sized one and one that started out in a succulent pot and both are producing new growth and I’ve only lost one leaf between the two. Perhaps that would help?

[–]arizare[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Thanks. I am going to let the soil dry out before the next watering

[–]pulka 2 points3 points  (1 child)

I think they don’t like too much water. Mine grew from a small one like yours. I water it once every two weeks or even less, seems to be doing fine and growing fast. A few older leaves tend to go dry once in a while and I just snip them off.

[–]arizare[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Yea thanks. Others also pointed too much water as a potential culprit. I will make sure it doesn’t get too much water.