Petunia Plants

Petunias Drooping in a Basket

anitadavishaddon added on April 17, 2015 | Answered

Got petunias in a basket for Easter. It's hangingĀ in full sun. It has rained so they are watered but the whole plant now just droops down over basket. Can it be saved?

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Answered on April 17, 2015

The only thing I can think of is perhaps your petunias have been over-watered. Perhaps they got drenched or battered down in the rain? And, is there adequate drainage in your hanging basket? Feel the soil - if it's damp/soggy then your petunias have definitely been overwatered and should be probably be re-potted in fresh soil after being inspected for possible root rot. More information on root rot can be found here:

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