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Why Is My Polka Dot Plant Flowering? (Here’s What to Do)

The Polka Dot Plant (Hypoestes phyllostachya) is best known for its adorable freckled leaves, but what about its flowers? They sometimes surprise their growers by sending up delicate purple or blue blossoms spikes. Be careful, though, they may be cute, but they mean the end for the poor Polka Dot Plant. Polka Dot Plants will …

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8 Causes of Polka Dot Plant Crispy Leaves (And Solutions)

The sudden dryness, crispiness, or brittleness of polka dot plant leaves should raise a red flag. Even if the leaves were healthy, lush, and brightly variegated just the other day, figuring out what’s wrong with your plant can be difficult. Today, I’ll show you how to fix crispy polka dot plant leaves.  Excessive dehydration causes …

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8 Causes of Polka Dot Plant Dying (And Solutions)

Polka dot (hypoestes) is a relatively hardy indoor plant, but it can start dying on you out of the blue. It can fall victim to cold injury, sunburn, malnutrition, root rot, pests, and other ills. The leaves often wilt, turn yellow, sag, and lose their beautiful pinkish patterns. Overwatering (which causes root rot) is the …

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Polka Dot Plant Drooping (Causes And Solutions)

The Polka Dot Plant is one of the most delightful of houseplants, but if it is not happy it soon starts to droop and look sorry for itself. The Polka Dot Plant normally droops because of water issues but this problem can soon be rectified if you catch it early. In addition, temperature stress, low …

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How Often to Water Polka Dot Plants (And 7 Golden Rules)

Your polka-dot plant thrives when potted in well-drained, moderately moist soil. If you let the soil dry out too much, the plant will struggle and leaves will wilt; overwatering is simply asking for root rot. So, how often should you water your polka-dot plant? As a general rule of thumb, water your polka dot plant …

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Polka Dot Plant Leaves Curling (Causes And Solutions)

The affordable, pet-friendly Polka dot plant and its fun variety of colors are perfect if you need some vibrancy and color in your home. The most common mistakes which lead to Polka dot leaves curling are underwatering, root rot, lack of light, and humidity. In addition, insect infestation and fungal diseases can also cause this …

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