help lantana leaves are drooping - Knowledgebase Question

Question by DRENTAM91
May 26, 2010
i purchased a new plant called lantana. the leaves are drooping. i have watered it according to the label, every two to three days plus it has gotten some rain in between. is it getting to much water or not enough. i live in georgia. thanks!

Answer from NGA
May 26, 2010


Lantana likes things hot and dry. It's okay to water them twice a week when you first plant them but in 2-3 weeks they should be established and should be able to get along with one deep soaking per week. Try cutting back on the water and pruning the tips of your plants back an inch or so. Pruning will encourage healthy new growth and new growth is where the flowers develop. I'm sure your lantana will perk up soon. Enjoy!

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