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Oregano failing - what have I done

Posted by marathonwoman (My Page) on
Sat, Nov 21, 09 at 23:56

Eek. I left town for 2 days and now the oregano in my enf is dying off in parts. It is a fairly new plant (not fully grown yet). It seemed to perk up when I first watered it on my return, but has since become unhealthy looking. I don't think I over-watered it (overcompensated?) as the chives and basil that are growing in the same tray are fine (relatively - these are my lazy droopy chives). Any suggestions on what I should do to help the poor plant along?

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RE: Oregano failing - what have I done

Oregano can't stand "wet feet". It is a Mediterranean plant and is not used to wet conditions, which is why - in my opinion - an enf system may not be the best option for Oregano.
Let the plant dry out a bit, then consider transplanting it in a passive wick system.
 wick system

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