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Wisteria Seedlings in Al's Gritty Mix Stalled

Posted by Dave6802 5 (My Page) on
Fri, Jun 14, 13 at 10:27

I have 2 young Wisteria seedlings planted in Al's 1-1-1 gritty mix - 1 W. Sinensis and 1 W. Sinensis Alba. They are outside in clay pots. They each have 3 - 4 sets of leaves but have stalled the past weeks. I just added a clay saucer under the pots to help moisture retention after reading that they do not like to be dry. My question is should I report in the 1-1-1 gritty mix with 15% peat added to increase moisture retention? I use Foliage Pro at 50 ppm for daily watering as I do with my other bonsai, letting at least 10% additional water through to prevent salt buildup. I also lower the ph of tap water with vinegar.

Any suggestions to get these seedlings jump started again?

FYI - I have a similar post in the seedlings section of the forum. I was not sure where it would be best.

Thanks for any help.

Dave


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RE: Wisteria Seedlings in Al's Gritty Mix Stalled

Well, I'm not sure....
But you might try fertilizing a half-strength dose twice a week or a full-strength dose once a week.

Josh


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RE: Wisteria Seedlings in Al's Gritty Mix Stalled

  • Posted by nil13 z21 Mt. Washington L (My Page) on
    Sat, Jun 15, 13 at 0:08

I wouldn't add peat for increased moisture retention, just more turface and or bark.


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