However, if it's anything like mine, you'll get new growth stems from the node at this location! What would cause this? We have white lights above the cabinets to give us more light in the kitchen. Be sure to keep the leaves out of the water. I noticed brown spots on two of the leaves before I repotted the plant in September and thought it was due to the plant being too close to the window so I didn't really think it was a problem. We have a quick answer to this question. Pythium Root Rot: Cuttings have poor root systems and yellow leaves. Those are the emerging roots. I'm wondering if eventually they leaves will get weak. Bella Blue Bell, Apr 3, 2013 #1. Bacterial Leaf Spot: Water-soaked spots with yellow halos spread rapidly on leaves. No matter how diligent you are, the day will come when those tiny brown circles appear on the leaves of your plant so it’s important to know how to treat leaf spot fungus. Other sap-sucking pests can cause brown spots on houseplant leaves. Discard infected plants. As for the brown stem, it looks like a cutting was taken at this location and the stem has stopped growing. moderator's note: added a more descriptive title to topic . As soon as you see plant leaf spots, treatment begins. So totally healthy!! It is ‘Overwatering.’ A research says that the maximum number of people who get their Pothos leaves with the bacterial disease, brown spots, and brown leaf tips are mostly overwatering their plants. I have a couple if Pothos plants above my kitchen cabinets. It has been growing very consistently and didn’t seem affected by the change at first. My pothos was moved from a screened in patio to indoors last November to protect it through winter. Let the plant tell you when to water—when it starts to droop, it needs a good drink. These can cause brown leaf tips in Pothos. If left continually in damp soil, the roots will rot. The brown on the leaves is where each stem came from. Centers of the spots fall out under wet conditions. Pothos houseplant leaves turn yellow and brown and dry for a variety of reasons: when grown in too little light, an irregular watering pattern, or the plant is sitting in water and may be the beginning of root rot. All these bugs feed by sucking the sap from the leaves and stems of your houseplants, damaging a small area around where they feed, causing brown or yellow spots … Sometimes, people even do underwatering and Overfertilization. Brown spots on leaves and stems of Pothos "marble Green My marble pothos has brown spots on the leaves and stems. What can I do? It's a really thin cocoon and is expected to get brown and crispy. Black spots on the leaves and the sudden collapse of the plant indicate the soil has been kept too wet. Leaves of established plants yellow and die. My Pothos plants recently at the stems are spitting and turning brown. Pothos like to have their soil dry out completely between waterings. The spots are usually in the center of the leaf with some of them at the edges. Hi Everyone, I have a pothos that started as cuttings in a vase and eventually rooted over about 5 months. For houseplants, isolate the pot immediately to prevent the fungus from spreading. Mealybugs, aphids, thrips, and scale are the other common culprits. Here’s what to do: remove enough bottom leaves off the stems so you can get them in water. Watching plants slowly wilt and die after their stems turn black leads to frustration and anger. You can see me pointing at the nodes in the video in case you don’t know what they are. As your Pothos starts to trail, you’ll notice small brown bumps on the stems. Now it is getting brown dead spots on some leaves and I don’t know why. Blight is the all-purpose name for a number of fungi in the soil that affects plants in this way. Easy to get and hard to eradicate, blight can quickly ruin one plant or a whole garden full. The leave look fine. 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