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What to do if too many seedlings are in the same pot?

I have attempted to grow cacti from seeds I collected from my own cactus. Since the last time I tried this (last year), only about 5 seeds started germination and then quickly died, this time I ...
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Can my leafless rosemary plant recover?

I have this rosemary plant in my raised garden bed that unfortunately went through both my neglect and some tough heat waves last year. This year I was planning to plant a new one, but when I went to ...
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Digging up and replanting blueberry bushes?

I planted about a dozen blueberry bushes 3 years ago. They are not thriving and I would like to transfer them to a new area. When digging them up, how should I do this to avoid too much damage?
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Is it possible to relocate Cycas revoluta without harming it?

I have 2 Cycads and I plan to transplant them. Are there any special tips to follow to avoid harming them? They are 10 years old and were planted 5 years ago.
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Can I transplant plumeria in late September? (north hemisphere)

I've got two potted plumeria since last spring, and they thrived so much that their pots have become too small now. I'm wondering if late September is a good period for replanting in bigger containers....
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Save my tomato plant from broken tip with flowers

My tomato plant fell off my deck yesterday due to higher wind. The top of the tomato plant broke. It was the only place the plant was flowering. Is there a way to save the plant or maybe plant the ...
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Transplanting and growing Jerusalem thorns

When our contractor graded the ground near our Jerusalem thorn trees, apparently he spread a lot of seeds, as we now have about 20 of them sprouting up on the as-yet unlandscaped ground. I would like ...
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Will this banana tree grow in pot?

I have a small plot of soil with two banana trees. The banana tree in the picture will grow bananas if I leave it there. I’m thinking of taking this 3-ft tree and moving it to a pot. Will it grow ...
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Whats causing the yellowing on my transplanted sweet potato slips

I transplanted my slips 2 days ago and they started yellowing like this it even happens overnight so i don't think it's a sun problem
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Are repotted plants having transplant shock better kept in shade?

Is it better to keep them in shade till the plant recovers? Or should they be shown sunlight? Assuming you don't know how much sunlight the plant got before being repotted. Edit: Added images ![enter ...
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1 year old Avocado tree new leaves are shrinking after transplanting

I transplanted my avocado tree outdoors, and after a month of transplanting it, I see a strange (non normal) development. It seems that the new leaves are growing shrinked (see the photo). Also those ...
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Transplanting watermelons from 3gal pots outdoors

I may have started my watermelon plants too early. I started them in solo cups and then transplanted them into 3 gal pots indoors. They are growing big quick! I have a 10x9foot garden plot which ...
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How to get get pups or divide this overgrown aloe vera plant?

I have a very large aloe vera plant. I cannot see any pups/babies. Is there a way I can divide it into more pots, either so the original isn't as big or just just to have more aloe vera plants? It's ...
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How to minimize harm for leafed-out bare root trees being transplanted late in spring at a remote site?

I have a lot of bare root trees leftover from Fall 2019 seed propagation. These are seedlings which first emerged in Spring 2020 and now are entering their second year of growth. They are mostly small ...
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Sage wilting after transplanting

After transplanting nine sage seedlings outside a week ago, all but one have wilted and almost died. They all looked healthy, about two inches tall. Strangely, the one that lives on is in the corner ...
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Feasibility of transplanting a mature rose

This rose is in the way, and I would like to move it about 20 feet back and towards the fence in the next week or two. It's about 6 feet tall; the largest stem is about two inches in diameter at the ...
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How can I revive my mint plant?

I am not really sure how to take care of a mint plant. I would like to get an idea of how much water I need to put in the plant. Some websites say to make sure the plant is not drying by putting water ...
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What happened to my marigold plant how it can be made healthy again?

I transplanted it yesterday but now it's leaves are curled and is bending downwards. What should I do? Whenever I transplant a plant it usually gets in same condition and slowly dies. Please help me, ...
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Repotting Monstera in Winter (UK)

I have had my Monstera Deliciosa since March 2020, it's still relatively small (maybe five big leaves) but has become very top heavy and looks like it has outgrown it's current pot. It is also growing ...
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Transplanting periwinkle

I have plenty of periwinkle (probably Vinca minor, or possibly V. major) in my back yard. I will soon attend to building a storage shed there. I would have to clear periwinkle for the shed ground. I ...
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Growing Tomato Indoors from Cutting: When should I transplant to larger pot? When should I start seeing flowers?

I took a small cutting from an indeterminate tomato plant from an outdoor plant at the end of the growing season. Cutting is getting pretty tall (about 19 inches). Not sure what to do with it at this ...
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Best way to transplant a Dracaena dragon

I would like to know the best way to transplant a Dracaena dragon. I have 5 and they were planted( 30years ago) very close. So they are out of space. My climate is Mediterranean, I'm entering winter ...
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Can I move a well settled hedge?

If possible I would like to move part of a hedge. I am not sure whether it is common hornbeam or common beech (both "Buche" in German). The individual plants are approx. 20 cm apart Height ...
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Rose shrub suddenly dying 1 month after transplantion

I live in South India .We bought this yellow rose 4 years ago, which blooms and slowly turns white in color after few days.[Since I don't know which variety it is] Earlier,we planted the shrub beside ...
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Roots of my new Phalaenopsis orchid are yellow, is it mold?

I got a beautiful blooming Phalaenopsis orchid as a gift last week (store-bought). This is my first ever orchid. I looked at some videos about care and replanting and I am concerned that my orchid is ...
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Coleus leaves have been slowly losing their color, whats going wrong?

I recently planted a set of three coleuses outside (in Florida) and two seem to be doing fine but one has started losing the color in its leaves. I'm worried about it dying, can someone tell me what ...
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How to care for transplanted oaks?

I've recently dug up some small oaks from a friend's woods (they were on the outer edge in mostly shade). I'm confident I did some unintentional root damage while digging them up (at least the largest ...
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Why are the leaves of transplanted tomato seedlings curling upwards?

I am trying to grow San Marzano tomatoes from seed and having no prior experience in gardening, every step just ends up becoming an experiment. I sowed the seeds in a home-made potting mix containing ...
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How to transplant avocados rooted in water to soil?

I have 7 avocado plants that I started in jars of water with toothpicks. They're now all between 9 inches and 2 feet. As they've outgrown their jars, I'm looking to transfer them to soil now. I know I ...
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When can potted Strawberry Seedlings be safely transplanted outside considering Squirrel attacks?

Southern California resident here. I have strawberry seedlings and would like to transplant them outside. How old should they be to avoid being eaten by squirrels? I've had days-old seedlings get ...
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Herbs - Help with transplantation of dill seedling to slightly bigger pot

I had some seeds of the dill herb which I planted in a tray with dimensions 6.5 cm x 8 cm. They sprouted successfully within 4-5 days, but started growing slanted as the sunlight was incident at an ...
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Can I save my lucky bamboo by replanting its leaves?

My lucky bamboo is turning yellow from the middle outwards, most likely because of microbes which entered through a wound. I have already cut off a small green top of the bamboo, disinfected the wound ...
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Why is transplant shock worse during the day

I notice that after transplanting vegetables, they're wilted and shocked during the day, but they relax and look healthy in the evening. Why? I know the roots get disrupted by the transplanting, and ...
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How do I transplant my English lavender that grew very close to each other

Is it too late to transplant my english lavender? I started them from seed in April, and didn't expect the ones that are gonna survive are the ones that are beside each other. So I am concerned that ...
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Root Bound Cucumber Transplants

I just purchased cucumber seedlings that I had called the greenhouse ahead about. When I got there I realized that the cell pack of cucumbers were extremely root bound. Knowing that cucumbers are ...
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Tomato plant stem and leaves turning dark green/black with yellow circles

I have a few tomato plants where the tops of the leaves and stems are turning dark green/grey. Additionally, yellow circles are appearing on the leaves. These were recently transplanted from indoor ...
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Do I still need to water transplanted plants if they're being transplanted into a flood plain?

My mom, and I just transplanted 10 rhubarb plants (thinning 6 that were planted near each other), and I was wondering if there would be enough moisture in the soil to not need to water them (suction ...
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Please identify this red flower

I saw this flower in a building nearby. Can someone help me identify it? Does it have seeds for replanting in a small pot? Or can I cut one of the flowers and plant it in a small pot? Finally, do ...
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what kind of tree is this in central Florida?

Tree with dark green leaves on the right, not the pine on the left. in very sandy soil. wondering if will be difficult to transplant? does it have thorns? deep hard roots? What time of year good time ...
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Benefits of preparing ground a week before planting out?

I am getting ready to start planting seedlings out in my allotment. Reading online the advice seems to be that I should prepare the ground about a week in advance by digging through compost etc, and ...
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Growing cold climate cedar in warm climate

I am trying to plant some trees which are usually native to colder climates into Subtropical climate, is there any possibility that if i plant these 20 trees saplings in winters they will grow to be a ...
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Are mature store-bought veggie plants like these intended to stay in their pots?

We recently bought some large and mature (already budding) tomato and bell pepper plants from costco. Unfortunately they have 3 to 5-ish plants per pot, and I'm trying to figure out what to do with ...
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How do I transplant this California walnut sapling?

This sapling seems to be a California walnut. Unfortunately it is growing in this narrow patch and it'll end up breaking the fence for sure (if it grows fully). This is a rental house and so I don't ...
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Marigold is dying? Recent transplant

I very recently bought two Marigold plants and transplanted them into a large ceramic pot with no drainage plug. Its a really large basin, I put potting mix and soil. Made sure I watered prior to ...
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Is there any point in putting what is rest of our tree back in the ground?

So we are in the process as we speak of having our sewer line replaced and the old line ran underneath a large Japanese Cherry Blossom Tree. They did their best job to try and dig around , then placed ...
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How do I tame my Dwarf Umbrella tree?

My favorite house plant, I've had it for about 5 years now is growing far and wide. She was in a very sunny window for the first 4 years (I know that's not as directed) but she was super happy and ...
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Iceland poppies

I have a couple plants of Iceland poppies that bloomed back in the fall. I’d like to transplant them into a different container but I’m not sure if they can handle being moved/if it’s the right time ...
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What to do with the babies of this Echeveria?

This succulent is drying from the bottom and has developed many babies under it. Lotus-like succulent. What plant is this? When I was r-potting it, the babies were really tiny and now they are ...
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Where to place grapevines in the hot Australian sun?

I have three young grapevine cuttings about the size of a 30cm ruler (above ground). They rooted last spring (Australian spring), which was three months ago or so, and had a few leaves growing. I ...
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Help! My avocado plants are drying out after transplanting

I grew 4 avocado trees from seed about a month ago, and they were growing really well and were healthy back then. However, I decided to transplant them after seeing how crowded the pot was and moved ...
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