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Two of my potato plants stalks are wilting, but the other is not

We are growing potatoes in pots, and have one pot where the potato has grown three stalks. Two of them have wilted and appear to be dying, while the third, from the same potato, is completely fine and ...
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New chilli plant is wilting and shriveling

I bought a chilli plant and left it indoors by the window in its original pot. It's had two waterings since I bought it, spread about a week apart. I cannot remember exactly when the problems started, ...
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Is there any hope left for my lemon seedling?

I was gifted this lemon seedling two months ago and re-potted it using soil from an old raised bed, and it seemed to be happy: It grew two new leaves, one being quite large compared to all the ...
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What is going on with my star jasmine?

I purchased a star jasmine plant a few weeks ago and since then the flowers have died and the leaves have either drooped or turned brown. I was hoping it was just transplant shock since I repotted the ...
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Can't get cucumbers past seed leaves

Last year I tried to grow some Boston Pickling cucumbers. They grew to about 2 inches and just as they got their first true leaves they wilted and died. I had just moved house and had planted those ...
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tomatoes withering and rotting

Location: north Italy (Alps). Asking for my dad. My dad has planted some 20 tomatoes of various type in his garden, in a spot with around 8h or sunlight and automatic watering through a drip-tube at ...
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Surge tank hydroponics, newly transplanted tomatos are yellowing with brown spots

Story Bought my plants already started from a greenhouse at about 6 inches tall, they looked great. I have 8 different plants for a sort of initial test run each with a different variety. They came in ...
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My Acer leaves are dying as they shoot

⁸ My acer is 2 years old now, I had a problem with scorch last year. This year it started sprouting lovely but now it looks like the new leaves are dead or dying. The red leaves that are there are ...
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Avocado indoor tree wilting

I am not sure why this is happening, some information the top 2cm soil is cocounot soil, the soil beneath I believe is just normal indoor plant potting soil. This is the pot, about 26cm wide and 23cm ...
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Potted cilantro plant falling over outside. What am I doing wrong?

It’s not standing up straight and the ends look very fragile. I’m not sure if I should try to repot it and add more soil. The pot is 12.5 inches. The pot is draining and I am careful not to overwater ...
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How to support mint cuttings with wilted tips?

I had rooted some mint cuttings in water but the upper ends of these had already wilted a bit. They have rooted and I have placed them in a 10 inch pot with potting soil. Yet due to wilting the tips ...
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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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Should I place this plant directly in sunlight?

I have brought a curry leaf plant sapling from the local nursery. It was planted in a plastic bag filled with soil from the ground. I have placed it in a 12 inch pot today with fresh store bought ...
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My tomato seedlings seem dead. Their stems have fallen and have sort of dried up. Is there a way to revive them?

Its stem has lain on the soil and looks weak. The first leaves are there but appear wilted.
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What is causing my peas to wilt?

I am an absolute beginner gardener, and I have been growing some Sugar Snap peas in a large pot. They started out seeming very healthy, but have recently slowed their growth to a near complete stop, ...
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What does a plant suffering from a gas leak look like?

What does a plant suffering from a gas leak look like? When I look this up, I often see peace lily's but they perk up within hours after wilting from watering sufficiently. Are there any visible or ...
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How to help wilted rubber tree? Found on curb

I found this Rubber Tree out on the curb this morning - for ref, I’m in NYC and it’s 52F here today. I’m not sure if it was left out overnight but last night the temp got down to ~47F. As you can see ...
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Pumpkin Plant Suddenly Wilted

I had a thriving pumpkin plant (it is a bix max, grown to about 20 feet, many pumpkins starting to develop). Today I cut off one of the branches (I have cut off branches before and no problems). A ...
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Why are my basil leaves turning black?

Seeking all the experts out there. Just while I was going out to water my basil plant just now, I realised that some leaves have developed dark spots as shown in the pictures. I have immediately ...
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Tomato wilt identification

I'm growing tomatoes in a raised bed. I planted four different varieties; one of them, Brandywine, has wilted pretty aggressively on one side of the plant (pictures below). I have a number of other ...
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Scallions wilting/dying?

I'm the same writer as This. I've been checking my scallions the past few days and well... They don't seem well... The Scallions on the top and bottom of the picture appear to be wilting or dying, and ...
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My Vinca plants are dying

My Vinca plants are dying in my pots at home. Please suggest some measures to prevent further or possible cause for it.
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Snake Plant Wrinkles and Color Fading

I moved in February from Montreal to Toronto with my snake plant in a car (that's the first picture color and shape, the second and third picture to show the difference today). It was doing fine ...
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Honeysuckle leaves turning purple, yellow, then dying

I'm in England's South Coast, with a climbing honeysuckle (can't recall exact kind) planted in the back, north-facing garden, against a waist-height east-facing fence. It gets full sun most of the day,...
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What's happening to my Ipomoeas?

I'm new in gardening and these stuff. So I planted some ipomoea seeds some time ago and at first they were growing nice and fast but suddenly they started to get wilted yellow and these brown spots ...
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Lavender (angustifolia) not handling the full sun well

I started these English Lavender from seed and they've been doing well a week or two after germination. Now that they have about 6-8 true leaves, whenever the sun is out, especially on a cloudless day,...
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Bonsai sprout is loosing all of its leaves, help!

My boyfriend planted this bonsai from a seed almost a year ago, so not exactly sure which type it is. We keep it watered and it sits on the window in our bedroom, where it receives fresh air, sunlight,...
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My acer has started to wilt, after a period of strong growth

My 4 year old acer has suddenly started to wilt after a strong bloom. It has been relatively warm for this time of year (15c/59f) and has recently had a new layer of multi purpose compost added to the ...
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Pinto Beans Plant - Leaves turning yellow , wilting at bottoms , translucent holes

Recently I've noticed translucent spots in my leaves . This plant is roughly 1-2 months old . It is a pinto bean plant , it was grown from seed . It started growing inside a paper towel , and was ...
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Save a dying rose plant

Good day everyone! I would like to ask for some help on how to save my dying rose plant. This rose plant was thought to be dead last year when it dropped all its leaves and I did not remove the "...
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Sunflower leaves wilting and yellowing

Good day! I would like to ask for some help to determine what I am doing wrong in growing my sunflower. The sunflower was started from seed about 3 weeks ago and now it has grown a few sets of true ...
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Is it true that a flower can become stressed?

I am reading a book and author said that if a go a nursery and find a flower that is yellowed or wilted it is probably not sick it can be "STRESSED". I thought this term very awkward. For me it can be ...
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Avocado plant wilting

I recently transplanted my avocado plant from a cup of water to a pot of soil (ph6.5-7) as the tips of the leaves started going brown. Since being transplanted the leaves have now drooped and are ...
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Lantana flower blight ( not leaves)

I have several colors of lantana bushes, now three years old , growing well and up to 5 ft tall They get nearly full sun and generally good water ( an edge with shade has azaleas that have a high ...
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1 tomato plant out of 4 is stunted, light green, has brown dots on leaves + stem (no yellow)

Before I send this plant to the great farm in the sky, would anyone have any armchair suggestions on remedies I can try please? I think the soil / environment is OK based on the plant next to it being ...
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Peat Pellet Problem, Root bound after Transplanting

These tomato plants started out very well in 30 mm peat pellets purchased on Amazon. After transplanting into a grow bag of Miracle Gro Potting Mix, they continued to grow well for a ...
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Spider plant soft discolored leaves

My spider plant first looked like this when I bought it, which is about a 5 weeks ago. (https://i.stack.imgur.com/siszj.jpg) I put it in a the corner of a south facing room that has floor to ceiling ...
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Why are my tomato leaves yellowing and withering?

I have two tomato plants and two peppers in a hydrocultural system, going on a month and a half. The tomatoes initially grew really fast. Two weeks or so ago they started to wither away, leaves ...
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What’s wrong with my wilting aloe Vera?

I’ve been trying not too water it too often or too little but it’s just looking sad. What do you think could be the cause of this and can it be saved?
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Chilli leaf curl downwards

I have few chilli plants in a medium sized pot. Last few days I could notice some of the leaves are curling downwards and there is no color change. I am unable to find other issues in the plant. I ...
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What's wrong with my plants

I've recently bought Cestrum nocturnum from local nursery and transplant it in pot with 40% sand soil, 40% organic compost and 20% coco peat. But I don't know why its leafs are falling continuously. ...
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Is a virus, or something else, causing my tomato leaves to become shriveled, yellow and wrinkled?

Information: two tomato plants - one is some kind of a plum tomato, and the other is a black tomato. the plum tomato's seed was taken from a freshly cut plum tomato (which was bought at the ...
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Why are my cilantro plants wilting?

I am growing my cilantro in a pot, and it gets at least 4 hours of sunlight. I water my cilantro once a day. I also have five other cilantro plants in my pot, which is about 12 inches in diameter, and ...
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Prunus cuttings used for pollination: How to prolong their life?

I'm using some wild Prunus americana cuttings to help pollinate my American x Japanese hybrid plum trees (hybrid plum trees are notoriously difficult to pollinate). The cuttings have lasted for ...
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How to restore wilted cilantro?

I bought a pot of cilantro from the supermarket. After 1 day at home it's now wilted. The soil is moist and the plant is near a sunny window.
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How can I care for my euonymus japonicus president gauthier?

I bought a cheap supermarket mixed planter pot about 3 years ago. I left them outside in a damp, sheltered area with little direct sunlight. The plant I now believe to have identified as euonymus ...
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Peace lily wilted inexplicable

I have a peace lily in my office at work that gets low indirect natural light, in addition to bright white fluorescent light. I have had it for about 12 months now. I have not potted it up, and it ...
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Why has my cantaloupe plant wilted within two hours of weeding?

I went out and weeded around my melon and watermelon plants, and within two hours of that, the cantaloupe plant had completely wilted! I did move some of the vines around to get to the grass ...
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Artichoke wilts at midday

I have a new 3 foot tall artichoke plant in a roomy pot on my sunny deck in zone 17. If I leave it in full sun, it wilts by midday. Can I keep it in semi-shaded area and expect it to bud?
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Why is my tea tree wilting?

I am growing Camellia Sinensis in zone 8. I noticed yesterday that this tea tree suddenly wilted. It was fine until two days ago. It has been hot for several days, often reaching 80F in the afternoon,...
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