Chlorophytum (Chlorophytum) is an unpretentious herbaceous ornamental plant that is successfully cultivated in indoor floriculture. In everyday life, it is often called the "green lily" or "spider." If the tips of the leaves dry in chlorophytum, then first of all, attention should be paid to observing the flower growing regimen.
To understand why chlorophytum leaves dry and what to do with it, you should know the basic botanical features of the plant. Caring for a flower is completely uncomplicated, but involves some rules:
Every spring, in the first decade, a flower needs to be replanted. Adult plants can be transplanted after a year, but the nutrient soil should be added to the flower pot annually.
With a significant growth of the root system, flower pots become cramped for the plant and break. Transplanting is done in larger pots.filled with a soil mixture of 2 parts of turf land, 1 part of humus, 1 part of leafy soil and 1 part of fine sand.
To prevent the defeat of chlorophytum by pathogenic microflora and plant parasites, it is necessary to periodically inspect the flower and, if necessary, conduct the most effective treatment.
|Damaging factor||Signs of defeat||Folk remedies||Chemicals|
|Spider mite||Thin, barely noticeable web between leaves and stem||Treat the plant with infusions or decoctions based on tobacco, hot pepper, pyrethrum or chopped garlic||Treat the aerial part of the plant with Actellic diluted in water at the rate of 1 ml per 1 liter of water|
|Aphid||Small insects on the leaves||To process a plant with a solution based on laundry soap||Treat the aerial part of the plant with Fitoverm|
|Shield||Sticky spots on the leaves||Wipe the leaves with a moist cotton pad soaked in soapy water||"Axoris Quick-Sticks"|
|Mealybug||Highly distinct sucking insects||Lubricate the leaves with garlic gruel||Treat the plant with a solution of "Karbofos" or "Actellika"|
Almost always, the drying and withering of the leaves of chlorophytum are the result of errors in care:
It is important to remember that periodic loss of lower leaves for chlorophytum is natural. In order to rejuvenate the culture, it is recommended to remove dried leaves in a timely manner.
Any problems that arise during the cultivation of home chlorophytum, including such common ones as yellowing and drying of leaves, are solved quite easily.
Chlorophytum is rightfully considered one of the most unpretentious house plants, and it does not take much time to care for it. To get a beautiful and durable flower, it is enough to observe simple agricultural techniques.