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Hello all, ive asked this question on some of the reddit forums but I have gotten no answer so I was hoping someone here would know,I have started growing pomegranates from seed, I started growing them in june and eveything was fine until recent, the bottom leaves have been turning brown and curling upwards (See pics below) I have looked it up but it could be so many reasons I dont even know where to start trying to fix the issue!Im new to gardening so please excuse any noobnessI would be most greatful if someone knew at what the issue is and any advice on how to mend fix the issue would be most appated!
 

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Hello all, ive asked this question on some of the reddit forums but I have gotten no answer so I was hoping someone here would know,I have started growing pomegranates from seed, I started growing them in june and eveything was fine until recent, the bottom leaves have been turning brown and curling upwards (See pics below) I have looked it up but it could be so many reasons I dont even know where to start trying to fix the issue!Im new to gardening so please excuse any noobnessI would be most greatful if someone knew at what the issue is and any advice on how to mend fix the issue would be most appated!
You have two problems. The browning is because of a water issue, either too wet or too dry. The other is a lack of nutrition as your leaves are yellow. This is either from a lack of nitrogen or trace minerals or both. You can add either Liquid Seaweed or Chelated Iron for the yellowing.
 
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You have two problems. The browning is because of a water issue, either too wet or too dry. The other is a lack of nutrition as your leaves are yellow. This is either from a lack of nitrogen or trace minerals or both. You can add either Liquid Seaweed or Chelated Iron for the yellowing.
Okay thank you, I will try that, I have taken some more images Im not sure if that will help to findout whats wrong with my plants. Thanks in advanced!
 
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Okay thank you, I will try that, I have taken some more images Im not sure if that will help to findout whats wrong with my plants. Thanks in advanced!
In at least one picture it looks like the soil is soggy. Most plants don't like to be kept in wet soil. They like it damp or moist.
 
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In at least one picture it looks like the soil is soggy. Most plants don't like to be kept in wet soil. They like it damp or moist.
Could it just be that the soil is too wet? I am buying some agricultural sand and some perlite, would that help it drain faster? Im in the UK and all the plants are in the plastic greenhouse
 
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Could it just be that the soil is too wet? I am buying some agricultural sand and some perlite, would that help it drain faster? Im in the UK and all the plants are in the plastic greenhouse
I would say that the soil stays too wet. If your soil is clay don't use sand. Sand+clay=Brick. Perlite is an excellent means to help in drainage and aeration of the soil. Just don't water as often and apply either liquid seaweed or Chelated Iron when you do.
 
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I would say that the soil stays too wet. If your soil is clay don't use sand. Sand+clay=Brick. Perlite is an excellent means to help in drainage and aeration of the soil. Just don't water as often and apply either liquid seaweed or Chelated Iron when you do.
No my soil is just store bought compost would I still be able add the sand or would it not make a diffrence? also with the liquid seaweed do I water the plant then add the sea weed or do i just add the liquid seaweed? Thank you for being patiant with me haha :)
 
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No my soil is just store bought compost would I still be able add the sand or would it not make a diffrence? also with the liquid seaweed do I water the plant then add the sea weed or do i just add the liquid seaweed? Thank you for being patiant with me haha :)
You don't add sand to compost. Most composts are plant based and therefore are limited in their NPK. You need to add NPK by means of fertilizers and/or soil amendments. When you water your plants just add the liquid seaweed to the water and apply.
 
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You don't add sand to compost. Most composts are plant based and therefore are limited in their NPK. You need to add NPK by means of fertilizers and/or soil amendments. When you water your plants just add the liquid seaweed to the water and apply.
Ah okay, im very new to this, This is all very helpful! Thank you for telling me this, one more question would the soil pH be causing this? I doubt this would an issue but im just wondring! Thanks
 
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Ah okay, im very new to this, This is all very helpful! Thank you for telling me this, one more question would the soil pH be causing this? I doubt this would an issue but im just wondring! Thanks
No. Compost is the correct Ph, usually around 6.5 - 7. Pomegranets prefer this Ph but do fine in alkaline soils such as here in Texas. Very acidic soils can affect the uptake of certain trace minerals. What is the Ph of your growing medium?
 
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Im using New horizon all plant compost, its 6-7pH level for all the plants in the pics, I water them every thursday and feed them every other week with tomorite.
 
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Im using New horizon all plant compost, its 6-7pH level for all the plants in the pics, I water them every thursday and feed them every other week with tomorite.
Your fertilizer is OK AFAIK although it is not organic. It says it has Liquid Seaweed added. You water every Thursday whether the plant needs it or not. You should only water when the top 2 or 3 inches is DRY, not by the calendar. By doing this you are keeping the root zone too wet, thus causing the leaf margins and tips to brown. The toromite is probably being leached away or diluted so much that the plant is not uptaking enough trace minerals that are there. I would add extra liquid seaweed when you water to stop the yellowing.
 
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Your fertilizer is OK AFAIK although it is not organic. It says it has Liquid Seaweed added. You water every Thursday whether the plant needs it or not. You should only water when the top 2 or 3 inches is DRY, not by the calendar. By doing this you are keeping the root zone too wet, thus causing the leaf margins and tips to brown. The toromite is probably being leached away or diluted so much that the plant is not uptaking enough trace minerals that are there. I would add extra liquid seaweed when you water to stop the yellowing.
Ohhh okay, thank you this has been extremely helpful, I've just brought some liquid seaweed and some perlite, thank you for all your help!
 
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Your fertilizer is OK AFAIK although it is not organic. It says it has Liquid Seaweed added. You water every Thursday whether the plant needs it or not. You should only water when the top 2 or 3 inches is DRY, not by the calendar. By doing this you are keeping the root zone too wet, thus causing the leaf margins and tips to brown. The toromite is probably being leached away or diluted so much that the plant is not uptaking enough trace minerals that are there. I would add extra liquid seaweed when you water to stop the yellowing.
Hello, I hate to be a bother but while im wating for my items to turn up, I found another problem, the leaves are turning a strange dark red / brown color, do you know if this is normal? thanks in advanced!
 

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