Bean Plants

Too Little Water?

jojorose8 added on June 27, 2016 | Answered

I have beans planted in large containers. I usually water in the morning. My plants are entirely yellow (stem, leaves and leaf veins). I purchased organic fertilizer 1-3-2 and added, which I think burned the leaves. Last night around 4pm I checked and the soil was dry. Could my plants be under watered?

Share this Question:
Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Check here if you would like to receive notifications every time this question is answered.
You are subscribed to receive notifications whenever this question is answered.
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on June 28, 2016

Yellow leaves are usually a sign of underwatering. When I water any container plants, when the temperature gets very high during the day, I usually give them a good soaking at night instead of in the morning. You could also put a light layer of mulch in the containers to help preserve the moisture. If they still get dry, water only the soil (not the leaves) sometime before noon. This article will give you some tips on caring for bean plants in containers:

Was this answer useful?
Looking for more?
Here are more questions about Bean Plants

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.