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#144913 Oct 23rd, 2007 at 05:41 PM
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why my glad flower stalks grow up so crooked like a snake...

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...do they lack any particular nutrient... that i fail..or my soil fail to provide...?

Please help....

Thanx zillions..!


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nmlAlba-dC15 #144933 Oct 23rd, 2007 at 06:19 PM
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Mine look like that too, thought it was the wind here. Almost as soon as they bloom they fall over


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nmlAlba-dC15 #144934 Oct 23rd, 2007 at 06:21 PM
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I'm not too sure, I know some people stake their glads to make them grow straight.


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kennyso #145085 Oct 24th, 2007 at 05:05 AM
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The flower stocks do look alittle less substantial than mine were.

I would assume it's either the variety of glad or a nutrient deficiency too but I'm no expert. Either that or because of the pale color of the stock it may be that it is trying to find more light.

Do you have it in dappled light by any chance?


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tkhooper #145382 Oct 24th, 2007 at 11:25 PM
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Hi suzydaze n Kenny..thanx for your comments...

n Tammy... yea i do agree the stalks look kinda thin, huh..? May b my glads do not get enough nutrients... coz where sunshine is concerned ...hmmm i dont think they'd b lacking in that area... emm may b i need to add some fertilizer!


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nmlAlba-dC15 #145403 Oct 25th, 2007 at 05:03 AM
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do a soil test before you start adding fertilizer or other additives. And remember that some additives will require a fair amount of time before they will chance the profile of the soil.


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tkhooper #145888 Oct 26th, 2007 at 05:53 PM
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My guess is too much water an too little light?

yikes yikes


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Hi Dodge...n Tammy too...

Both of u r right...lack of sunshine... i've just noticed that da spot where they were...have relocated 'em now... has become shaded by a tree abt a few hundred metres away...coz d tree has grown taller n larger..... n blocks d morning sun!!


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Originally Posted by nmlAlba-dC15
Hi Dodge...n Tammy too...

Both of u r right...lack of sunshine... i've just noticed that da spot where they were...have relocated 'em now... has become shaded by a tree abt a few hundred metres away...coz d tree has grown taller n larger..... n blocks d morning sun!!
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Horray....................Dodge and Tk scored a win.......for nml..

Glad to help.. Come again and often.

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