Why does repotted Pineapple now have brown leaves?

lizzyloveslancer(6)June 10, 2012

I repotted my 3yo Pineapple plant grown from a top and put it outside for the summer. The leaves are turning brown now and they seem to be folding in half. It's been about 3 weeks since it was repotted and moved outside. I used miracle grow potting soil. What could be the problem and how can I fix it?

*it's not the leaf tips but the whole leaf turning brown. *newest growth is not yet affected.

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tsugajunkie z5 SE WI

Is the soil holding too much water? I usually use a much looser mix than potting soil. More perlite, turface, grit and pine bark. How much sun is it getting?

tj

    Bookmark   June 12, 2012 at 5:35AM
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lizzyloveslancer(6)

It's in full sun and being watered daily just like it has for the last two summers outside. over watering could be the prob as it's in the "moisture lock" soil.

*pic shows a brown leaf and a brown & folded leaf

    Bookmark   June 12, 2012 at 8:05AM
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