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Asked by
Eric F. on
May 23, 2016

Q. New wild senna plantings are yellowing

I planted some small wild senna plants last weekend. The bottom leaves of the plants are yellowing and I’m concerned the plants are not getting what they need to survive. The plants are located in an area with plenty of light. The holes they’re in are about a foot wide/deep filled with compost soil. I’ve watered them until the water pooled on top a couple of times so I think they’ve gotten enough – I hope not too much.

I’m new to gardening/planting. Is this something to worry about? How to I gauge the right amount of water? Should I use something other than compost?

Many thanks.

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
May 25, 2016

My research shows to plant in full sun and water regularly, but make sure the soil is draining. If the soil is wet, wait until is begins to slightly dry out.

Your plants may be adjusting and will start to show signs of active growth as soon as the roots settle in.

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Asked by
Scottzachary42 on
September 22, 2018

Q. How to grow senna in Oklahoma

I have a Senna in a container And have moved it in side the garage where it is warm with central heat And I’ve never owned one of these and I was wondering what the results would be

Answered by
BushDoctor on
September 23, 2018
Certified Expert

You can plant this outside, as it is hardy in your area. Now would be a good time, too. This will give it time to get established before winter.

This article will give you more information:

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