Free shipping when you spend $25 or more on seeds
Free shipping when you spend $50 or more on other products

Why does my polyanthus look droopy and unhappy even though I used snail pellets

There are about a dozen of them planted under a tree. Theyve only been planted for a few weeks. The snails were on to them straight away so I put pellets down and it's not water as I water them every other day. The flowers are all shrivelled and the leaves are limp. I don't know what could be the problem.

Flowers and Ornamentals • Garden Jobs

Hi Julie,

Polyanthus are at their best during the winter/early spring. Once the hot weather appears, they do tend to wilt a little. Perhaps try when watering, a little seaweed solution in the watering can. This should help to pick them up. Be careful too not to over-water. Check the soil first before watering.

Yt-team

yates

Answered: 27 Sep, 2013

We also plant seeds in the heads of gardeners

Join the Yates Garden Community to receive personalised monthly emails, and hear about exclusive promotions and giveaways.

Join Now
Stay Connected Facebook Instagram Youtube