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spindly snapdragons

Posted by kelley4180 (My Page) on
Sun, Aug 7, 11 at 18:52

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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RE: spindly snapdragons

  • Posted by morz8 Z8 Wa coast (My Page) on
    Sun, Aug 7, 11 at 20:54

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

RE: spindly snapdragons

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

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