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Q.Why Won’t My Impatiens Develop Seed Pods?

Zone 6 | Mark Wiz added on October 23, 2023 | Answered

For the past few years, my annual impatiens have not developed their delightful little seed pods despite a great blooming season. I really miss seeing those little pods and the self-seeding volunteers that follow. Any ideas?

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Answered on October 24, 2023

This sounds like a soil fertility or pH issue. These two factors can effect each other, and they can effect the plant.

I would start by checking pH and nutrient levels:



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