Common FAQs about Peperomia Ruby Cascade Plant Q1: What is the reason of turning brown leaf? Remove the lower leaves and cut only below the lower joint. It happens because the soil in the pot gets so thick, and the plants can’t breathe inside it. Brown leaves are a result of droughts and underwatering. Does anyone know what’s wrong with it ? To stay away from this fungal condition, always take healthy plants from the nursery and use new, sterilized soil. variegata. The bad news is that damaged leaves will never go back to their original state, including if they turn brown. Why is this? Ring Spot Trim the brown leaf with scissors since it is not going to appear green again. You will have to cut the remaining plant from the bowl, drain the dirt, and inspect the roots. You can also just have brown leaf lips if you are not properly watering. Peperomia ring spot is caused by a virus that is commonly transmitted by taking cuttings from apparently healthy but infected plants. Ashley Mckein says. She has grown tall and produces multiple babies, but my bottom leaves keep slowly falling off. Peperomia obtussfolia is most susceptible to this disease. I got this plant a week a ago and today I noticed that the leaves are drooping and one leaf has some brown areas on it that weren’t there before. Help! The black areas of the leaves will also be due to excess water. Symptoms Peperomia ring spot appears as concentric, br own, necrotic ring markings that disfig ure the leaves (Figure 1). Peperomia leaves brown and look bruised. the largest/thickest leaf of my peperomia obstusifolia seems to be turning brown. What can I/should I do to fix these issues. The plant is a few feet away from an East facing window. The leaves themselves don’t turn brown nor curl, but the steams next to the trunk turn brown amd and eventually fall off. Yellow spots on Peperomia. I‘d appreciate any help with these issues. iv. Often times, if you let your houseplant’s soil get bone dry, especially for extended periods, the lower leaves will typically turn brown and crispy. The disease affects Peperomia obtusifolia and P. obtusifolia var. I am confused by what is causing it. Yellow spots on Peperomia leaves can be a sign of pests such as aphids which will feed on the leaves causing dehydration of the plant. Discussion in 'Houseplants' started by fish_4_all, Feb 8, 2013. fish_4_all In Flower. Either just the edges, or even the whole leaf. The good news is that as long as the rest of your plant is alright, it should continue to grow and eventually all the damaged leaves will have been replaced with fresh, new ones. :( . Reply. Native to Central and South America. Either set alarms or mark the days on your calendar so that you remember to water your houseplant. Leaves, once established, cannot be maintained when the root volume shuts down, and this will cause parts of the leaves to die off. Joined: Nov 13, 2008 Messages: 636 Likes Received: 49 Location: Zone 8-9 Washington. If the condition prolongs, the leaves can stunt and disfigure. I have both the variegated form and regular of Abtusifolia and only the regular is showing the signs. This will cause the leaves to either develop yellow spots or just turn yellow in general since this is what usually happens to dried up leaves. de Candolle 1923 (Vining Peperomia) Named for: Gustav Adolf Hugo Dahlstedt (1856 - 1934) Swedish botanist The reddish-brown stems of this prostrate Peperomia bear dark-green ovate succulent leaves that are striped longitudinally with a lighter green along their veins. Peperomia dahlstedtii A.C.P. the largest/thickest leaf of my peperomia obstusifolia seems to be turning brown. Does anyone know what’s wrong with it ? June 6, 2017 at 5:29 pm. Peperomia likes moist conditions but the roots have to be able to breathe, which calls for lots of air in the root ball. Help! Brown Leaves. 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