I try collecting rain water but hasn't rain a lot this Winter. Dark spots on the skin are usually the result of hyperpigmentation. rights reserved. However, the leaves of the repotted Nepenthes are turning black. With my nepenthes I use tap water I get a TDS stable reading 95-97PPM, an if I use the brita filter I get a drop of 75PPM just out of curiosity. Also, if you could provide a link to a product, it would be very much appreciated. The most common pests that can attack Nepenthes plants are aphids, mealybugs, thrips and scale. Thanks. But the ugly … Quote. the trade/sale section used to be so active and now its a ghost town. IMG_2287.JPG. Don't overdo it though overfertilising can have a negative effect. temp and humidity seem good to me, if there is enough airflow. The spots start off as brown smudges, minuscule in size and appear waterlogged. A lot of maple leaves that have fallen lately have black spots on them that make it look like the trees that shed them may be sick. It has dark black spots on its leaves and has never produced a pitcher. hey mylesg. You probably won't see any new pitchers until spring , most of my plants go into hibernation over winter . When pressed, the leaf will ooze sappy liquid. I started with the city’s website — toronto.ca — where I found a catalogue of tree ailments with alarming titles such as Oak Anthracnose, Eastern Filbert Blight and Cytospora Canker of Spruce. Theoretically, tiny amounts of spores grow and develop on bark, but that usually isn’t enough to trigger a large-scale infection. Hall of fame. Yellow leaves, and sometimes red spots, indicate that the plant is getting too much sunlight. To order copies of A lot of maple leaves that have fallen lately have black spots on them that make it look like the trees that shed them may be sick. Clear all Todays match, re playing the draw here. Welcome Guest. Black Spots on Monstera due to Over Watering. humidity day 40-60% gets decent direct sunlight 10-2pm depending on the days at night its always over 70-90% as its winter an I put it in a small 4 tier GH. 1. expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Toronto I use the reverse osmosis for my Cape Sundews, VFT an my Sarracenia's. The amount of light and sun needed for Nepenthes will vary depending on which type they are. Sarawak Nepenthes Summit 2007 - Reports and Thoughts. Something as simple as a change in conditions the plant experiences when you bring it home from the nursery can cause shock. The blackening is starting at the sides of the leaves, but the main stem seems to stay green. Give Gift; Back to Top; Post by vraev on Aug 11, 2008 23:35:09 GMT. It's in damp long fibered sphagnum moss and received plenty of indirect sunlight. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for the Nepenthes lowland seeds if you are interested. I guess will wait in the spring an go from there. While hiking in my Scarborough bluffs neighbourhood, where maples are as abundant as anywhere in the city, I talked to a resident who said she was concerned about the black spots on the maple leaves on her lawn. The particular types of black spot fungus that make tar-like spots on leaves expel air-borne spores when temperatures rise in spring. Now that we’re well into autumn, most of the leaves are off the trees and residents are raking them up and stuffing them into big paper bags, except in areas that have mechanical leaf collection, which I recently wrote about. At the very bottom of the list was Tar Spot. This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. Priceless information hostage to services once free, begging for adoption, arbitrarily monetized. Can any pests attack Nepenthes plants and how to get rid of them? Select Post; Deselect Post; Link to Post; Member. vraev Full Member . Naturally it grows very shaded in closed mossy forrests. I don't know exactly what it is, but I would try to give it less light. Monstera are hardy houseplants and can bounce back from tough conditions. Treat fungus with fungicides and other pests with insecticides. Like leaves falling in autumn, I’ve gotten a flurry of email about my column this week on maple leaves dotted with tar spots, a byproduct of a fungus known as Rhytisma acerinum. I fall into the same category of know-nothing-ness, so I decided to do some online research to find out if the black spots are a sign of serious problems. N. hamata is different from most nepenthes, in that it really doesnt like a lot of light. First the tap water it had a reading of 95 PPM, than I have a 2 stage Water filter installed under sink, an it also reads 95 PPM I thought my TDS was broken than I tried a distilled H20 an it gave me a reading of 4 PPM hence, I new the TDS meter is working OK. Than I tried the regular tap water of 95 PPM poured it into the BRITA maxtra filter than it gave me average reading 55-60 PPM.