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Medium_image My six inch seedling is starting to lean. How can I support the stem and make it stronger?

I planted some seedlings (green beans) a while back and I germinated for a REALLY long time. Then I put three in a pot. Later I moved each into a separate container and I placed all of them in front of a open window. This plant grew higher and faster than the rest. I've recently noticed its been starting to lean and I'm afraid the weight of the new leaves will make the stem break. How can I make the stem stronger and support it? Also how often should I water them?

Submitted: 03:26PM, 29 Jun 2015
Answer: Beans are a great vegetable to grow. They are naturally climbers so if they are not provided with something to climb on they will naturally fall over and spread, this is not harmful to them. If you would like to keep them upright you can support them with a stake or lattice.
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