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Wilting is a common symptom of too much heat and not enough water, but there are other causes of wilting that gardeners should understand.
In healthy plants, water is used to hold them upright. Plants conserve water by closing their stoma. If there isn’t enough water, the plants will start to fall over. Surprisingly, too much water can cause the same symptoms. This type of water stress causes the plant to drown and fall over.
Understanding the root cause of wilting can help you correct the situation and provide the proper treatment. Here are some other common causes of wilting.
Obviously, the cause of wilting has to be figured out before a treatment or solution can be found.
What's the weirdest cause of wilting in your garden?
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