the very bottom leaves are completely black, dry, and crumbly.
Extension Specialist, Home Horticulture/4-H
Department of Crop Sciences firstname.lastname@example.org
See above recommendations. Check to see that the container has drainage holes so that excess water can drain. Do not allow the container to sit in a saucer of water. If excess water remains after 1 hour, pout it off. Trim off any damaged leaves.