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4 o'clock very limp after moving

Posted by Gardener103 none (My Page) on
Sat, Apr 19, 14 at 13:38

Hello, everyone.

I just recently moved one of my 4 o'clock plants away from the side of it's pot. I thought that it wouldn't be good for it to keep growing against the pot wall.

It hasn't grown that much, just barely sprouted.

My issue is that right after I did so, maybe 30 minutes later, the leaves and stems were very limp. It hasn't withered, but it's not as springy as it was before.

I am very concerned, as I am trying to keep this seedling as healthy as possible. I moved it very carefully from the side to the center of the pot, and I didn't pull or grab it.

Any help or suggestions as soon as possible would be greatly appreciated.

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RE: 4 o'clock very limp after moving

More than likely "transplant shock" even if you just gently changed its environment only slightly. Leave it alone and see what happens.

RE: 4 o'clock very limp after moving

shade it somehow ...

i would have dont this on a rainy day ...

actually i cant even tell if this is indoors or outdoors... crikey ..

bag it to raise humidity if indoors..


RE: 4 o'clock very limp after moving

I'll add my vote to the "leave it alone and see what happens" suggestion. Plants generally adjust themselves to the conditions in which they're grown.

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