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Jupiter

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Saxifrage looking sick - help.
« on: January 08, 2019, 09:07:39 PM »

My only plant of Sax. marginata coryophylla lutea is looking worse and worse. I'm not sure what the issue is. Waterlogging perhaps? I'm hesitant to lift it but maybe that's the best course of action? If it dies I may not be able to replace it. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
 
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Re: Saxifrage looking sick - help.
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2019, 01:00:07 AM »
My Saxes sometimes start to look like this after excessive heat and associated dryness. Unfortunately the symptoms don't show up immediately so by the time you notice problems it can be too late!
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fermi de Sousa

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Re: Saxifrage looking sick - help.
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2019, 02:44:28 AM »
Hi Jamus,
It might pay to take cuttings
cheers
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Re: Saxifrage looking sick - help.
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2019, 03:15:37 AM »
Yep, I feared that heat exposure might be the problem. Fermi you're right, I need to take cuttings. I hope it's not too late. Does Vivienne Condon have all of these growing? I hope someone will look after Otto's collection better than I can.. Adelaide is far from ideal!
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