peace lily care

cajungal32884

My sister has a peace lily, 3 years old, from her husband funeral. She does not have a green thumb, do she asked my help. It looked badly wilted, like it was dying. a few weeks ago I repotted it into a bigger pot, to give it room to grow so the roots are not strangled, and I trimmed the dead leaves off, I inserted 4 Jobes houseplant fertilizer sticks into the soil, and I've been watering it every few days, (but the water tends to drain straight out, I think the soil we



bought sucks). It looks better and greener than it did before, but the ends of the leaves are brown (I trimmed the ends of some of the leaves) and the plant still looks crowded and it won't grow tall and leggy like the other peace lillies, and it hasn't bloomed in years. Can somebody please offer me some advice on how to nurse this plant back?



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cajungal32884

Sorry wrong board....

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John M

I would suggest a grow light. I recommend the Aspect just because it looks better in the home than any others I saw on the market. Check it out and give it a shot www.soltechsolutionsllc.com/aspect/

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lindac92

The brown ends of the leaves on a peace lily mean that you have too much minerals in the soil....either from over fertilizing or from repeatedly watering with hard water.
Repotting should help with the hard water mineral build up issue, but then you added more minerals...
since it seems to be over mineralized ..if that's a word..LOL!....water running through is good, washes the soil a bit.
Also peace lily is a shade plant....suitable for very low light spots. Is it getting too much sun?

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