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So the plant was not over-watered but under-watered. Due to a poor assumption on my part a water mister near by had been hitting the plants with moisture in the mornings and so many branches, stems and leaves looked soggy and wet from the top but checking the soil and the drip holes on the bottom of the plant I found the soil to be bone dry and had not been ...


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I'm going to upgrade my earlier comment about improper pollination to an answer just to have it more visibly in the list of possible causes. The plants in your photos look healthy, though they might wind up feeling a bit cramped in those pots. The smallish size of the pots could certainly lead to rapid, wide soil moisture fluctuations and nutrient depletion. ...


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Excessive nitrogen, heat stress, insufficient or fluctuating water availability are the usual causes. If you know your plants haven't been subjected to fluctuation in temperatures, and you're not feeding excessively with nitrogen rich fertiliser, look at your watering regime. Water supplies should be regular and sufficient to the plant's needs when its ...


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Yes you can. This actually an old German Advent/Christmas tradition in honour of St. Barbara's Day (Dec. 04) and it's usually done with branches of cherry or apple trees. Forsythia will work fine, too. Branches cut on 12/04 should flower by Christmas. The basic idea is to take branches that have had "winter" (that is, some frost), bring them inside and ...



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