sunflower help!!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by agnes_day, May 27, 2010.

  1. agnes_day

    agnes_day Songster

    Aug 29, 2008
    oklahoma
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    i have a bunch of sunflower plants that im trying to move to make room for azaleas..well, i dug them up and replanted them and within minutes they look dead! all wilted and saggy..just awful.

    are they truly dead? how can i avoid this with the next bunch??

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  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    If they were very big at all their tap root was probably damaged. They have a very long tap root and it's easy to damage it. They grow so fast it's probably just as easy to plant some new ones where you want them.
     
  3. agnes_day

    agnes_day Songster

    Aug 29, 2008
    oklahoma
    i dug really deep though, and got all the roots..or so i thought.
    are they easy to grow?? i guess i suck at it then because this is my first really successful year at it [​IMG]
     
  4. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Crowing

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    Did you water them right away?
     
  5. dntd

    dntd Songster

    Dec 4, 2009
    miracal grow sells a root booster for transplanting, it has saved many plants. I use organic things mainly but this works wonders:)
     

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