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Please help a diseased plant

Posted by chitralekha Z8 TX (My Page) on
Sat, Apr 16, 11 at 23:14

Hello all:
I recently planted some bean seeds and noticed that the leaves of my seedlings have shriveled. Could someone help me diagnose the problem?

Thanks so much!



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RE: Please help a diseased plant

I am thinking that it's an environmental issue. Has your weather been changing radically like here in the DFW area? It's 65 overnight one night followed by a 40 degree night. Some of my plants leaves look like that and I attribute it to the weather swings. I bet that as the temps level off, the new growth will normalize.

Another thought... was the soil amended before planting?


RE: Please help a diseased plant

Thanks for the response. Yes, the weather here in San Antonio was just like you described in DFW. I'll wait and see what happens as the season progresses. I amended the bed with premium compost before I planted the seeds.
Thank you Pam.

RE: Please help a diseased plant

You are welcome Chitralekha! The premium compost likely did not cause the chlorosis or burn the foliage, I wondered if you had mixed wood mulch in and it had tied up all of the nitrogen or maybe burned the seedlings with uncooked compost or something.

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