Impatiens Plants
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impatiens are breaking off

Zone 60102 | Anonymous added on July 22, 2016 | Answered

They have been doing great and then just overnight they shriveled up and broke off at soil line. I don't see any insects. This is only happening with the ones in pots.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 23, 2016

This is likely slug damage. They come in the evening and there are no signs of them during the day.
Here is a link that will help you with slug control ideas.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/kill-garden-slugs.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/slugs-eating-potted-plants.htm

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