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poncirsguy

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Wilting on inground Meiwa kumquat
« on: June 14, 2022, 02:46:58 PM »
I have had many cloudy and/or rainy days and today it is sunny and 95F.   Is this normal.  it is the first time ever.



Less wilting on older shoots

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Re: Wilting on inground Meiwa kumquat
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2022, 02:52:47 PM »
I noticed this as well, my satsuma and a few others are wilting after cloudy days and this sudden sunny heat today. Its only on new growth though, the older leaves and stems are not wilting.

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Re: Wilting on inground Meiwa kumquat
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2022, 03:16:31 PM »
Thank you.  It is good to know it is not anything to worry about.

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Re: Wilting on inground Meiwa kumquat
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2022, 04:19:11 PM »
Young leaves transpire at a higher rate than mature leaves.

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Re: Wilting on inground Meiwa kumquat
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2022, 10:19:05 PM »
2 hours after whiting this the sun left the plant and the stem was very strait.

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Re: Wilting on inground Meiwa kumquat
« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2022, 04:51:09 PM »
My potted plants definitely do this, although it does make me nervous.
Seems like that kind of stress is not ideal.

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Re: Wilting on inground Meiwa kumquat
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2022, 10:51:23 PM »
Check the soil temperature.  I suspect the roots aren't quite warm enough

 

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