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Fujigardenz

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Whatís wrong with my baby Moringa tree?
« on: July 23, 2020, 02:46:37 PM »
I just got this little dude in the mail a couple days ago, came from Florida. I repotted it today, the roots were wrapped around the pot but not strangling it. I think I over watered it a bit but I know itís also got to adjust to my climate. The leaves arenít turning yellow before they dry up. It was in a pot 1/3 or 1/4 size of what itís in now. I didnít disturb the roots and itís in full sun. Any tips on how else to care for it?? I also did not water it after reporting. I think it needs to breathe!




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Re: Whatís wrong with my baby Moringa tree?
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2020, 03:02:19 PM »
looking sad. they ship poorly.

I would keep it in shade or dappled light and hope for best. Don't overwater or let it dry out too much. light mist here and there.

they are tough once they get going.

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Re: Whatís wrong with my baby Moringa tree?
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2020, 05:44:05 PM »
looks like it was water deprived shipping in the heat.  I agree with shade till it recovers. Good luck, if it survives, it should start to flourish soon.

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Re: Whatís wrong with my baby Moringa tree?
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2020, 05:55:16 PM »
In my opinion, the moringa should've been acclimated to your climate for a week in shade.  Moringa is quite a hardy tree, though.  As long as the tubular tap root (looks like ginger) is fine, then it'll grow

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Re: Whatís wrong with my baby Moringa tree?
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2020, 08:15:27 PM »
Buddy, just throw some moribga seeds in the pot, they grow like weeds.  No need to buy a plant. 

Its really humid in FL, so you take it and throw it out in full sun in CA, its too much of a quickchange. 

If you grow from seeds, the plant is already acclimated from day 1. 

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Re: Whatís wrong with my baby Moringa tree?
« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2020, 06:40:13 PM »
Buddy, just throw some moribga seeds in the pot, they grow like weeds.  No need to buy a plant. 

Its really humid in FL, so you take it and throw it out in full sun in CA, its too much of a quickchange. 

If you grow from seeds, the plant is already acclimated from day 1.


I ended up buying seeds and those have been planted today. But I was also happy to see my tree recovering and sprouting new leafs! They are hardy indeed

 

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