black stems/leaves on arum lily

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maura murphy asked 14 years ago

I am plant-sitting arum lily with red spathe. stems and leaves are dying. It is in a conservatory off kitchen. Watered it till just do i save it before its owner returns?

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Gerry Daly Staff answered 6 years ago
It may have got a touch of frost or just severe cold on some of those cold nights or a succession of them. A conservatory loses heat very rapidly on a cold night and even the rapid fluctuation of temperature can upset plants.

Move it to a bright but more reliably warm spot.