Home What's New Message Board
Select Destination Site Search
Grower Diaries
Entry Date Nick Name Location
Saturday, May 11, 2019 G. Kins Catinthehat, WA

Entry 186 of 445
Grower Diary Menu
  Back to Previous Page
Show Full 2019 Diary
List Other Grower's Diaries
Submit to Your Own Diary
While most plants have been improving in the warm weather and light fertilizer, this one (1963.5 Stevens) in the 150 ft patch of couse! ...has not. Its turning yellow. Its not wilting so I do not think the roots have not been damaged.

Perhaps what hapoened here is I added calcium in the form of gypsum. And I added enough that its interfering with the ammonium and magnesium uptake. My soil doesnt lack iron. So altogether I think this problem is narrowed to just "excess" calcium. But there is no such thing as excess the plant is not wilting so I think pushing a lot more nitrogen and magnesium will be successful. Its often such a gussing game... but its getting fun as I get closer to knowing what Im doing...

Top of Page

Questions or comments? Send mail to Ken AT bigpumpkins.com.
Copyright © 1999-2020 BigPumpkins.com. All rights reserved.