Too Much Rain = Wilting Blackberries?

drewbym(MO6B)May 6, 2013

It's been raining here a lot this Spring. It's been a cool, wet one. My young blackberry plants and boysenberry plants are wilting. My more established ones seem fine (with one showing only a little wilting towards the bottom of the plant). Can too much rain cause these plants to wilt?

The leaves aren't dry/crunchy or brown, etc, just limp and floppy.

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fruitnut Z7 4500ft SW TX

The only way that seems possible is if the roots are rotting or drowning. Does your soil drain poorly?

    Bookmark   May 6, 2013 at 7:18PM
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drewbym(MO6B)

No, the soil is fine. I'm wondering if they didn't get hit with some drifting broad-leaf killer my neighbor sprayed a few days ago.....

If they did, will they recover?

    Bookmark   May 6, 2013 at 9:34PM
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