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Q.I Have Spiked Speedwell Plant, The Stems Are Turning Brown And The Flowers Are Drying And Turning Brown As Well. What Could Be The

Zone 02476 | pratibhagolecha added on June 24, 2020 | Answered

problem? the plant is potted in a container, I water it 3-4 times a week once i see the soil drying up. the leaves on the top are green still but the bottom ones are brown and withering. could it be too much water? I also deadheaded some fo the flowers which had turned brown.

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Answered on June 24, 2020

I do see mild signs of infection, but the flower fading may be natural. Trim off the flowering heads and any infected growth. You may want to treat with a fungicide. Division will be necessary each year, or at least every two years.

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