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Why does my indoor gardenia have brown spots on the leaves?

8 years ago

Hi friends,

I'm hoping somebody might have some insights on my potted gardenia. I've had her for about a year now and she's only bloomed twice. In the last six months, she's been developing brown spots on her leaves, or they turn yellow and fall off.

I spray her once a day with warm water and have a rock filled water tray under for humidity. She's near a diffused south-facing window.

I've tried feeding, not feeding, repotting, cleaning the leaves, trimming the dead ones...I'm at a loss. I've heard they like acidic soil but I don't know if this is related.

Any ideas or tips?

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