I potted and watered My new plant and now it has leaves that have large brown...

Asked July 27, 2015, 7:51 AM EDT

I potted and watered My new plant and now it has leaves that have large brown spots on them and then they fall off. What is the cause?

Hillsborough County Florida

1 Response

It really depends on the plant! but make sure you're not overwatering it. How you water your houseplants depends on a lot of factors, including the container type and plant species. With most plants, it's best to let the upper inch of soil dry between waterings.

When your plant does need water, make sure to water it thoroughly. Apply room-temperature water until it runs out of the bottom of the pot. Be sure not to let the pot stand in water.