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Struggling Marigolds After Transplanting

I started African Marigolds and White Marigolds indoors. They had strong, tall, thick stems with lots of leaves. Recently transplanted them outdoors in large raised bed. They are lying down, weak, ...
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When to transplant seedlings from coco peat germination medium to soil

I am using coco peat (fine coconut pith with some coconut husk fibers) as a soilless sterile germination medium for seeds. After a seed has germinated, when should I transplant the seedling into soil? ...
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How to avoid damaging seedling roots during transplanting from coco peat germination medium

The coco peat I have is a mix of dried and thoroughly washed fine coconut pith, and some coconut husk fibers. I have been using the coco peat as a germination medium for cress (Lepidium sativum) and ...
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A wet spring is killing my 2nd year asparagus plants - can I move them now?

When I planted my asparagus a year ago (drought year), I didn't know that that part of the garden has standing water after heavy rains. This spring has been wet and the plants are turning yellow and ...
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how is my avocado?

I need help, please. I have doubts about my avocado, I think it is very big and I don't know if that is bad, I have heard that in several cases they cut them so that they branch, but in my case, will ...
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African Daisy Seedlings

It’s my first time planting. Do they look okay. I’m worried they are too stretched or weak. I’m planning to transplant my plants in a few days. I also don’t want to thin my seedlings
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Is my rainbow cactus able to be saved

My rainbow cactus has fallen over and broken. Can the top part that broken bit able to be replanted?
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Tree replanting question

I have a generic question. Can all trees be replanted, by extracting them with all their roots, and, I would guess, also the soil, or are there also some trees that cannot be moved? What are some ...
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Transplanting Azalea Bush Late in Season

I'm going to be moving 30 minutes away soon and there's an azalea bush in my yard that is very important to me. I'd like to transplant it and bring it with me. However, I live on Long Island in NY, so ...
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I have a grapefruit tree that has been given to me this month in Nov..I have to move the tree now..Will it kill the tree?

I have been given a grapefruit tree medium height with fruit on it A persimmon tree and a loquat tree with fruit on it. I have to get them now per the owners. If I trim these trees and take off the ...
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When to split baby Orchids

I have an orchid that has two orchids going out of the stems that I believe I need to replant. I'm not sure if I should wait till after they bloom to transplant.
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Transplanting/mailing a fern

I have a lot of ferns growing in my garden in the UK. I would like to send one to a friend who has moved away (also in the UK), as it's their favourite plant. I believe ours are mostly "Male Fern&...
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Transplant shock avocado tree

I have inherited from a friend an avocado plant (around 5 years old). After 2 months of acclimatation in the new home, I decided to transplant it 2 weeks ago. As the soil it was in, had never been ...
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Can I transplant new sprouts from a Royal Empress Tree stump?

My neighbor cut down a beautiful Royal Empress Tree and now there are about 5 areas of new sprouts! A huge cluster coming off the stump and additional sprouts surrounding that area (coming up from ...
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Transplanting vegetable plants

I am having to move home and have 3 tomato plants and about 10 sweetcorn in my polytunnel. I also have carrots outside growing The tomato’s are in flower and the sweetcorn have husks starting to form ...
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How to revive this plant?

I got this snakeplant a month ago and planted it in well drained media. Recently I got out of town forgetting to keep it under shade and it receives a few spells of rain for 3days. Now the leaves are ...
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Why are coriander plants dying?

I have lovely coriander in my window sill. After they grew really big, the stem began withering while the bushy coriander became brown. Is it because they reached seeding stage? How can I germinate so ...
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Why do baby plants (vegetables in particular) just shrivel up and die with no apparent reason?

I planted some vegetables such as cabbages, pumpkins, tomatoes, and zucchini and, they did well at first. I transplanted them into small Jiffy biodegradable pots, and they seemed to thrive in those ...
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Tips for transplanting these habaneros

Longtime pepper lover but first time grower. I was gifted four habanero plants and I am wondering if it’s close to time to transplant them and I am wondering if anyone has tips for this. I have ...
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Re-Transplanting 3 years old Hazelnut tree

I am in a dilemma. I bought 10.000 hazelnuts plants for cultivation. The story is that I didn't do all the soil preparations in advance this year. The reason for that is that someone (a person I know ...
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Transplant ad/or Propagate wild grasses

We will be moving next year, and I will finally have a small garden! Near where we live now, there is a HUGE green area, with all kinds of wild grasses. The kind you look at, and you can SEE they ...
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Could intentionally leggy seedlings followed by transplanting result in stronger root systems?

While researching how to save my leggy tomatoes, I've learned that they can have the extra stem buried during a transplant to "reset" the height, and this buried stem will then grow roots of ...
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Will the tree roots of a wrapped root ball above ground be harmed by freezing temperatures?

I am transplanting an 8 year old Royal Frost Birch in Ohio; about 20 feet tall, 4" diameter clumped trunks. I pruned the roots back in June and the root ball was just dug up today, mid-March. ...
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Transplant elderberries?

My brother has an acreage near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It was a horse pasture in the recent past, but now is just sitting, growing whatever grows. Grass and wild flowers and weeds and such. There are ...
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Is my avocado tree dying due to transplant shock?

I bought a grafted avocado tree almost a month ago. You can see the state of it when I bought it in here. The seller said to transplant it directly into a big pot of at least 20-30cm. I did, water it, ...
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When to Transplant Rose Cuttings

A few weeks back I took some cuttings from a rose bush and potted them following this guide: https://www.abc.net.au/gardening/factsheets/rose-rustling/9430144. Since then I've learned the difference ...
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Transplant date palm with no root ball?

I have acquired a large palm for free which was being given away by my neighbour. I assume it is some kind of date palm after researching online. My question is whether a palm of this size is likely ...
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What size of pot should I choose to transplant my seedlings?

I noticed that my seedlings don’t grow while transplanted in a large pot. What should I do? Should I use smaller pot to transplant seedlings? Is there any guidelines for that? What factor does ...
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How to determine root ball diameter when transplanting a clump of trees?

I have read in several sources to use the diameter of the tree's trunk to determine the size of the root ball to dig up when transplanting. I have a clump of birch trees I want to attempt to ...
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Chilli plant leaves droop during the day and is up during night

My chili plant leaves droop during the day and the leaves are all up at night. I water the plant enough and have cross checked for any bacterial infection. The soil also consists of vermicompost and ...
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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 the 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
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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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