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Parsley isn't happy

Post  ndgarden on 11/19/2010, 10:26 am

Transplanted these before it froze outside. Something isn't right.

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Brown-edged parsley

Post  ander217 on 11/19/2010, 4:15 pm

I googled for brown edged parsley and found this site:

http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/problems/what-causes-brown-edges-on-leaves-of-plant.htm

However, none of the problems listed there - overwatering, salty soil, rootbound, etc. seem to be compatible with plants planted in Mel's Mix. Other sites I checked said it could be due to leaf scorch, caused either by windburn or sunburn. Did yours go through any strong winds before you transplanted?
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Re: Parsley isn't happy

Post  ndgarden on 11/19/2010, 4:32 pm

We've got strong winds on a regular basis. This showed up after I had transplanted it inside (it was planted in non Mel's Mix soil this summer).

One thing here - all of my herbs got some overspray by a brainless 20 year old that was staining my deck. I had cut them down to about nothing afterwards, but I wonder if this could be some residual stain that was left in the soil and worked its way into the plant?

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Post  Megan on 11/19/2010, 7:41 pm

If it really is stain, you should probably not eat that parsley....

I have not seen brown-edged parsley like that, but could it be cold damage?
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Post  happyfrog on 11/19/2010, 8:03 pm

i'm with megan on this one. esp if you think there might be some residual poisons left behind on the plant.

i wouldn't even compost it if i thought it had poisons applied to it - even inadvertently.

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Post  ndgarden on 11/19/2010, 10:20 pm

ok, I think I'll get rid of it. may be some residual somewhere. Thanks for the input. In go micro greens.....

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Post  Megan on 11/19/2010, 10:52 pm

I hate to suggest you rip out perfectly good parsley if there's no good reason to do so.... but the whole stain thing worries me. I think back to a time when I was about 10 yo or thereabouts; my mom was (is) very active in bridge card games and she had prepared some celery sticks to go with a dip. I'd just seen a science show and decided to add some blue food coloring to the water the celery sticks were soaking in. You know the rest..... Laughing
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