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My cilantro are about three inches tall and has been growing for about three weeks. Today, the leaves are wilting? This is on several of the plants, and some of the leaves’ edges are beginning to brown. Is this because of overwatering or overheating?

This is on several of the cilantro plants.

  • Does this just apply to the small pair of leaves at the base of the plant, or to all the leaves? – David Liam Clayton Jun 15 '18 at 20:43
  • @DavidLiamClayton It applies to the small pair of leaves at the base. – user21998 Jun 15 '18 at 20:49
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    Outside? Where? It's been 38°C 100°F here. Small plants like that do not like the high temp, sun and wind. – Wayfaring Stranger Jun 16 '18 at 15:09
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Most plants form a pair of cotyledons or "seed leaves" upon germinating, which don't look like the other, subsequent leaves. These only serve to get growth started, and you should expect them to wither away once the plant's true leaves get established.

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