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Jave Fern

Posted By: peterinwa <peterinwa@attbi.com>
Date: Friday, 31 January 2003, at 2:35 p.m.

My Java Fern is growing new leafs very quickly now, but I noticed that they are a much lighter green than the older ones. Is this normal, or does it indicate a lack of some nutrient?

Also when I first got the plant I noticed that the end of one leaf -- maybe 1/2" of a 3" leaf -- looked wet. I don't know how else to describe it. Much darker, like a piece of green paper that had been dipped in water.

Over time, this darker area has changed in size. Now it is very small.

So far I have only one new leaf of a few inches in length, and it has the same symptom. Maybe a third of it to start, though now much less. Has anyone seen this before?

Hey, my plants are finally growing -- and much more than my algae!! -- I have to fu