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Romaine growing in "length", not in size...

Discussion in 'Plants' started by Des Sung, Jun 1, 2017.

  1. Des Sung

    Des Sung New Member

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    Can anyone help me identify the problem with this romaines in the second picture? They should have grown like the one in the first picture, but they haven't. Could it be the light, nutrient, planting time or else? sketch-1496324763477~2.jpg IMAG1084~2.jpg
     
  2. Yabbies4me

    Yabbies4me Administrator Staff Member

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    Without knowing your situation, my first guess would be insufficient light... Where are they growing, what sort and period of light are they getting?

    High heat and humidity are another possible cause.
     
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    Hi Yabbies4me,
    It's in a metal shield house with windows and a portion of transparent roof. I believe that you are correct about the insufficient lighting, heat and humidity. However, besides these 3 items, could nutrient play a roll on this as well? If yes, how would the nutrient lead to such a growth?
     
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    They appear "leggy" which indicates insufficient light. Your other leafy veg would probably be leggy too.
     
  5. Robert123

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    No question light is involved. Every time I try to grow any lettuce types indoors, I get "squishy" results.
     
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    Yes, Marcel, they all are. Thx for the tip.
     
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    Thx, Robert123!!
     

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