Primrose not looking so good... - Knowledgebase Question

Las Cruces, Ne
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Question by ceoverhiser
April 14, 2010
I had 2 Primrose plants that were soooo beautiful they actually looked fake. The leaves were green & healthy and the blossoms were plentiful. I kept them in their pots so I could position them in limited sunlight. Recently they needed to be transplanted to larger pots, though. Now the end of the leaves have taken on a

Answer from NGA
April 14, 2010
If the weather is getting warm, your primroses are complaining. They grow and flower best in the winter months and will slow or stop their growth when temperatures get too warm. The problem with the leaves is either sunscald or the results of overwatering. Try keeping your plants in the shade and keeping water off the foliage. Water only when the soil begins to dry out at the top of the pot. Hope they recover soon!

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