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Posted 4M ago by @FunJacaranda

Does anyone know if this is normal on a heartleaf philode...

A few leaves on my heartleaf philodendron have slowly become yellow, translucent, or have weird brown holes in them even though some of them are new leaves. Any idea what this is? I water about every 2 weeks because the soil isn’t dry enough when Greg tells me to water.
5” pot with drainage
Last watered 4 weeks ago
If the yellowing leaf is an older leaf, it’s just dying off and that is normal. The other pics show pest damage. If you don’t see any pests, and you bought it with that damage, there’s no worry. It also could be a passer-by. bugs do get into our houses and have a little snack on occasion. Just keep an eye on your leaves. If you start seeing it happen to more leaves, you’ll need to treat for pests. Most likely it’s nothing to worry about :)
Yellowing, translucency, and brown holes in leaves can indicate various issues with a heartleaf philodendron. It might be related to overwatering, underwatering, pests, or nutrient deficiencies. Check the soil moisture by sticking your finger into the soil – it should be slightly moist, not too wet or dry. Consider adjusting your watering schedule based on the specific needs of your plant. Inspect the leaves for pests like spider mites or scale insects. Additionally, ensure the plant is receiving appropriate light and consider fertilizing if nutrient deficiencies are suspected.