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Q.Asiatic Lillies That I Have Planted This Year, The Leaves On The Plants Have Started To Brown And Black. Some Of The Flowers Also

Zone 42164 | Anonymous added on June 5, 2021 | Answered

to have turned translucent in some places. The leaves when they turned started at the top and worked down the stem. A few of the blooms that were on the plants seamed to also dry out before they bloomed. I had to on a few of the lilies cut half of the tops of f because they had turned brown and black. I did dig up one plant to see if the bulb was good and it was fine. I also have new pla nts coming up around some of the ones that don’t look good. All of Asiatic Lillies that I have are in containers with drainage. I have also fertilizer the plants when I first planted them. I also checked for bugs but I did not see any

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Answered on June 14, 2021

I have found that lilies in pots are easily overwatered, especially if the pot is large. The answer is incorporating sand into the potting mix.


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