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Offlinechemkid
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Salvia Stem too thin
    #1308825 - 02/14/03 09:05 PM (13 years, 9 months ago)

I have been growing a cutting of Salvia for a while now and it is thriving....however the plant is growing too fast and the main stem can't seem to catch up. It appears to be too thin. I am worried that the plant will fall under its own weight. Is this normal or do I need to take measures? Thanks!!!!!


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Re: Salvia Stem too thin [Re: chemkid]
    #1308961 - 02/14/03 11:45 PM (13 years, 9 months ago)

what you can do is cut it up in a few pieces and  make cuttings, that way you'll have more plants too :laugh:


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Re: Salvia Stem too thin [Re: chemkid]
    #1309107 - 02/15/03 03:47 AM (13 years, 9 months ago)

You can cut off the very top of fthe plant, that should allow for growth of the lower portion rather than continued upward growth.


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Re: Salvia Stem too thin [Re: chemkid]
    #1309269 - 02/15/03 06:27 AM (13 years, 9 months ago)

I would transplant it into another bigger pot and cover soil up higher on the plant. it would be more stable that way, and also get a better root system.


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Re: Salvia Stem too thin [Re: ArmFromTheAbyss]
    #1310485 - 02/15/03 08:26 PM (13 years, 9 months ago)

When the plant is young you need to give it strong wind by the use of a fan. It needs to shake and wobble. This will cause the stem to get fatter and stronger.


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Re: Salvia Stem too thin [Re: chemkid]
    #1312330 - 02/16/03 06:31 PM (13 years, 9 months ago)

Thanks for the advice fellas.....I'll give it a go


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