Step 1: Buy plant you have neither a clue about nor proper conditions for.
Step 2: Realization that after being in your care, your plant doesn’t look like (fill in blank)’s plant.
Step 3: Ask everyone on Terraforums to identify the problem, ignore search function.
Step 4: Only listen to answers you like or answers you made up your mind about already.
Step 5: Dispute advice and disregard any answer that isn’t black and white.
Step 6: Alter the parameter you now believe is causing the problem.
Step 7: Since step 6 didn't work, alter the parameter in the other direction.
Step 8: Realize that the parameter had nothing to do with the problem to begin with.
Step 9: Identify another parameter that's causing the problem.
Step 10: Repeat steps 2-9 for every conceivable parameter.
Step 11: Realization that there are no easy black and white answers and one size does not fit all.
Step 12: Multiple choice, select best answer.
a. Kill plant and blame plant and/or source you got it from
b. Give plant away and blame plant and/or source you got it from.
c. Learn how to grow plant successfully
hehehehe just having some tongue and cheek fun, we were all new once :-)