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Posted 2w ago by @PunkinBoots

Why are the leaves brown and also some have yellow spots?

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Last watered 2 weeks ago
Mine do that wherever the sun touches them. Make sure they aren’t in direct sunlight. They can tolerate low light places.
Thank u! I just found bugs on them and googled it and it's thrips
Hi Jenny, welcome to Greg!

Thrips are a HUGE pain! You'll want to quarantine your plant to avoid the thrips getting to any of your others.

If it were me, I'd take it outside and spray it with a house, then treat it with insecticidal soap. Because of their lifecycle you usually need to treat them for a month, and then ideally once a week for a couple more to be sure you got them all.

Cutting off the most damaged leaves helps as well.

Good luck!