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20/05/2014 at 20:38

Hi,

 

I planted some of these about a month ago, i think they are antirrhinum 'appeal yellow'. They don't look very well and the leaves are going yellow. Any ideas?

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/46399.jpg?width=652&height=350&mode=max

 Thanks in advance!

20/05/2014 at 20:51

looks like something is attacking the roots

20/05/2014 at 20:52

Has it been very wet? they don't like it too wet on heavy soil

20/05/2014 at 21:10

It's always wet!Joking aside it was pretty wet the first couple of weeks after planting but it's been drier recently. So they don't need more water then? it's my first garden so i've planted a few different things to see what will grow well. maybe they're just not suited!

20/05/2014 at 21:24

It is natural for plants to show various signs of distress following replanting, planting out etc.  Usually they soon recover.  I would be inclined to carefully remove the affected leaves.  Keep aneye onth the plants over the next few days.  The flower buds appear well advanced, so that is a good sign, as life support is reaching the top.  If some soil-borne enemy was attacking the roots, then not just the leaves but the stems also would show signs of distress, first to suffer would have been the flower buds.

20/05/2014 at 21:48

that's great thanks, i'll see how they go

20/05/2014 at 23:54

I think they are simply  too wet.  Antirrhinums like it dry.  I would mum's a little soil toward the stem to encourage water run off.  And don't water, at all 

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