I am new to gardening, and the first plant I bought was a bugbane plant that came in the mail in a plot of soil, not yet sprouted. I planted it in a pot, indoors, next to my window which gets about 4-6 hrs of direct sunlight. It grew fast the first few weeks, but the leaves were drying/browning. I was also overwatering it for a while. I water it now only once a week. I think the direct sunlight is too much for the poor thing, and even the little new sprouted leaves are scorching.
Do I need to keep it in the shade? Would it be okay to let it sit in the sun for an hour at most? I can position the pot so that the sun only hits it for less amount of time. It's stopped growing at the moment. Any tips are helpful.