Salvia seedlings

melroseMay 6, 2012

I have salvia seedlings that suddenly the emerging leaves are very stunted and small. Any ideas of what the problem might be? I've looked for pests but didn't see anything. Ideas?

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calistoga_al

You don't give enough information. How big or how many leaves do your seedlings have? New leaves always start out small. IF you have a problem, it would be with nutrition, light or temperature, not a pest. Al

    Bookmark   May 9, 2012 at 9:59AM
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ifraser25(z11 Brazil)

A lot of salvias are not very fast developing after germination. Be patient. Plenty of light, not too warm temps.

    Bookmark   May 9, 2012 at 11:55PM
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sujiwan_gw

Misshapen, stunted leaves often point to something sucking on them. You might check to see if there are any tiny aphids on the leaves. If it is every single emerging seedling, maybe it is an external issue like that.

    Bookmark   May 11, 2012 at 5:10PM
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organic_greenjeans(Z 5/6 Eastern Washington)

Agree with the need for more info, but these can also be symptoms of too much moisture or nutrient deficiencies.

    Bookmark   May 14, 2012 at 7:26AM
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