repotting

sabrebuddyMarch 7, 2009

Hi everyone, I have a guestion is it safe to transplant a violet with a seed pod on it? Thanks Terri

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m3rma1d(inside)

I wouldn't....

    Bookmark   March 7, 2009 at 8:55PM
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sabrebuddy

Hi Merm, Why wouldn't you? Terri

    Bookmark   March 7, 2009 at 10:10PM
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m3rma1d(inside)

just wouldn't wanna do anything that might take the plant's energy away from making those seeds :-)

I could be way off-base tho... But that's how I look at it.

    Bookmark   March 7, 2009 at 10:35PM
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fred_hill(6)

Hi,
I agree in part with M3. If the pod was the result of a cross I had made I would leave it alone. If on the other hand it was a spontanious cross I would chance repotting it with the pod in tact.
Fred in NJ

    Bookmark   March 7, 2009 at 11:28PM
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sabrebuddy

Hi Fred, the thing is it is always needing to be watered. Terri

    Bookmark   March 8, 2009 at 12:17AM
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bspofford

Terri,
'the thing is it is always needing to be watered'

Are you thinking that you wouldn't have to water it so often if you repot it? The seed pod is not the reason. If the need for watering has increased, it probably is in a growth spurt or your house is nice and warm.

Barbara

    Bookmark   March 8, 2009 at 1:41PM
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