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Q.I Have A Popcorn Plant In A Pot And It Has A Blossom That Continues To Come At The Top Dies And Another One Comes, So As A Result

Zone 60477 | gsuekoenig@att.net added on August 29, 2020 | Answered

the stem with the boom gets longer and longer if I cut that stem will that kill the possiblity of another bloom?

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Answered on August 31, 2020

Unfortunately, your photo did not come through. I am unable to assess the damage.

It sounds like an infection, which in container is usually caused by overwatering. Cutting without treating can result in worsening of the condition.

I would recommend a fungicide, and to make sure that the soil in the container dries down to about 2 or 3 inches between waterings.

Here are some articles that will help:



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