spindly snapdragons

kelley4180(7)August 7, 2011

Hi, tried growing something from seed for the first time this year. They've taken a LONG time to go from seed to relative maturity. However, now, the stems haven't thickened, and cannot hold the weight of the plant as it grows. They're spirally and spindly, like a bean stalk. What might I have done wrong?

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morz8(Washington Coast Z8b)

kelly, as first guesses, that sounds like not enough sun or too crowded - seedlings not thinned.

    Bookmark   August 7, 2011 at 8:54PM
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calistoga_al ca 15 usda 9

I have been very pleased with the performance of Snapdragons. I planted four inch pot size last October in full sun and they bloomed all winter until I took them out in June and replaced with Lantana for the summer months. The removed Snapdragons I planted in a tray in partial shade and cut them way back. They have grown new foliage and look like they may be blooming and ready to replant in the garden this fall. Al

    Bookmark   August 10, 2011 at 11:24AM
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