Peacock Spikemoss grow to a height of 1-2" and will root at the nodes, making a nice groundcover or hanging basket If the yellow/brown spots are spreading from the inner part of the leaf and out, that's again a sign of overwatering. These branches have fronds that spread out and are conspicuous because of their iridescent blue-green color.

Insect sizes range from ⅛ to ½ inch in length; color, shape, and texture vary amongst different species.

I was very shocked to find 3 "yellow" peachicks at the feed store. I have found that I RARELY re-water or re-wet the moss since keeping my calathea under this cover. Please don't give up on the concept embodied in the 5:1:1 mix, or the gritty mix, for that matter, even if it takes a little more experimenting with or adjustments to ingredients.

The roots then die back due to lack of oxygen or the overgrowth of a soil fungus. A few leaves were yellow and I'm pretty sure they were newly grown leaves that had turn yellow. The coloring looks like a nutrient deficiency to me (probably nitrogen). Humidifier is better idea.Ashley, to "tent" my recovering calathea, I used an old plastic food container, turned up-side-down, to tent but left some gaps for gases to escape. I would suggest you skip the fertilizer pellets and start using something that gives you better control. Must say, soil looks prettier than plant. Some leaves have yellowed, but the plant is still very perky and about 90 percent dark green.The idea that any plant likes to be rootbound arises from a lack of understanding of how much influence soil choice has on pot size.

Luckily spikemosses are easy to start from cuttings. I've taken sharp sissors and cut the edges and already cut the yellow leaves as they come at the base of the plant.

It needs the right environment to grow. Selanginella martensii is a small bushy plant that grows about 7-9” tall and just as wide. Not surprisingly, webs in the yellowing leaves also point to spider mites.When it comes to fern nutrition, yellowing leaves specify a need for more nitrogen in its growing soil. Selaginella uncinata is native to China and has a light, feathery appearance. I currently have 11 tanks with 11 species of moss under different growing conditions.New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be castA place for aquatic flora and fauna enthusiasts! Close-up of my first Rainbow Fern Photograph taken 9/02/08. I use xmas moss and Java moss in my tanks and have never had any die. Aside from trimming discolored leaves, the only other suggestion I'd like to add is, place in a room that isn't too hot. Just seems there hanging low. My Calathea is going through similar problems. Any ideas anyone? Healthy roots begin to turn brown and mushy as they perish, unable to take in nutrients needed for growth. Healthy roots begin to turn brown and mushy as they perish, unable to take in nutrients needed for growth. The Peacock plant, also known as Calathea makoyana, is a beautiful tropical houseplant, famed for its beautiful, contrasting green and purplish-red leaves that will brighten up any indoor living space.

Now my nice healthy big leaves are turning yellow and the edges are getting brown and crisp.

The following information covers the different aspects of caring for this stunning houseplant to keep it beautiful and healthy.As with many other houseplants, the peacock plant also has tropic origins which is one of the reasons it does so well indoors. Keep misting, and don't forget a weekly shower.

Humidity is one of the most important things to focus on to keep your Peacock plant healthy. All leaves not just new calathea had some leaves turned yellow after a hot day althought i mist and water it regularly and put in indirect sunlight how can i stop turning the rest of the leave to yellowMaintaining plants with largely unspoiled foliage is not dependant on misting, or regular watering beyond supplying the plant's needs appropriately. Foliage-Pro has long been about the best choice on the market. Once symptoms are visible in the leaves the problem may be past the …

Most of the problems that are discussed on this forum are directly related to a poor soil and/or the inhibited vitality that is tied directly to a weak root system. We've all killed plants, so don't feel too bad. In many regions, ferns turn yellow before losing most of their foliage for the winter.

I don't know how to tell if they are the oldest leaves. If you notice your indoor or outdoor fern turning yellow, checking for other symptoms can guide you to the best treatment.Yellowing leaves are not uncommon on indoor ferns, and can indicate a number of issues. Originating in China, Rainbow Fern or Rainbow Moss, Selaginellaceae uncinata, is also known as Peacock Fern, Peacock Moss, Peacock Spikemoss, or Blue Spikemoss.Apparently, the 700 species of the genus Selaginella can have 3 or more different names for each species. Actually, the best detective work, when trying to isolate problems, is done by checking possibilities off the list that you have determined to be non-issues.

Also, when filling containers with growing media do not create a “drainage layer” in the bottom of the pot. !Trim off the black scorched leaves. It is native to the tropical forests of Brazil, found growing under the shade canopies of the tall, tropical trees.The attractive foliage on the Calathea is what makes them popular with homeowners as houseplants. A few leaves were yellow and I'm pretty sure they were newly grown leaves that had turn yellow. What does that actually mean please? Leaves began to fall and yellowing.

No drainage holes, possibly dry air, and facing a south window. The pests pierce leaves, stems, branches, and tree trunks to feed on the sap within these plant tissues, damaging the plant overall. In rooms that receive a lot of Avoid putting your plants where they receive direct sunlight as this can cause bleaching of the leaves and brown tips.Lower light conditions will result in slower plant growth, faded leaf color, and you may also see smaller leaves or large spaces between the leaves.Tropical houseplants do well indoors because they prefer the same temperature range as humans.

But maybe it is the mistake with subbing coco coir mulch instead of using the proper soil ingredients for 5-1-1.