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I'm assuming this is blight

Posted by Asleep_in_the_Garden (My Page) on
Thu, Jul 7, 05 at 15:56

I've got a situation where my plant is dying from the ground up. Blight,right? Here's how I thought I'd deal with it. The plant is still in the same gallon container that it came in when I got it and I've been meaning to pot it up when I could get the time to get supplies,so assuming the whole thing isn't yellow by the time I can do it I intend to bury the blighted part completely beneath the soil level.

Good idea?
Bad idea?


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RE: I'm assuming this is blight

Wow, I am no expert in diseases, but I would get it out of that gallong pot ASAP. That is probably the cause of your difficulties. Good luck.


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RE: I'm assuming this is blight

Blight,right?

Wrong. LOL

The plant is yellow b'c it's still sitting in thje original container.

Get it out of there and plants inground or a much bigger container and all will be well/

When plants are rootbound they can't get enough nutirents and oxygen and so the folaige turns yuellow.

Blight to most folks means an infection of some kind or another.

Carolyn


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RE: I'm assuming this is blight

COOL!
As soon as i can get to it i'll find a way to improve on my sad situation. I'd pop em in the ground if I hadn't heard that the soil here is so bad. Mostly clay from what i'm hearing.
That's bad,right?


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RE: I'm assuming this is blight

Even planting in clay is better than leaving it in the current pot.


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RE: I'm assuming this is blight

Excellent!
Thank you very much!


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