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Thread: Pentas leaves turning brown...why?

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    Pentas leaves turning brown...why?

    A week ago I seen that a leaf started to turn brown, now there is a dozen leaves like this. Could someone tell me what it is, what causes it and how to treat it.
    The plant is 5 yrs old and is huge, it gets a light trim and comes inside every winter. I'd hate to lose it as it's one of the hummers, bees, butterflies and my favorites.

    Thanks Deb
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    Deb, Pentas are drought resistant plants. We "our area of NC " has had more rain this Spring than I can ever remember. Maybe they are staying to wet and not draining well after the rain.

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