Sunflower Plants

Weak Stems


Anonymous added on August 6, 2015 | Answered

My sunflowers, green beans and peas plants' stems are weak and brown and will not stand up. Did I do something wrong?


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on August 12, 2015

There can be a few reasons for leggy, weak stems.
Environmental and lack of nutrients.
A soil test is a great place to start.
Your local county extension office can help you with this.
Here are some links for you.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/extension-search/
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/calcium-fertilizer.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/established-plants-leggy.htm

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