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

10 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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