From Seed To Fruit Update 7 - Apples

in seedlings •  5 months ago 

It seems that Johnny might also be affected by the same thing that killed off Patty. I noticed that his new leaves were a bit stunted in their growth and displaying a brown and yellow tinge. He is at this moment still standing upright and although I'm doubting his recovery, I am hoping he will make one. Its just a waiting game now.

New day.

The tips are brown
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Last seed standing
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He still seems strong apart from the browning.
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New day.

No change.
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Does not seem to be growing
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But Isn't shrinking either
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New day.

Its been a couple of days.
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No improvement.
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But no further decline. Which I hope is a good sign.
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Really hoping Johnny can pull through, I don't want to have to start the process all over again. Its been almost three months and Johnny is still tiny. Upon doing a little research (googled it) it can take an apple tree between 5 and 10 years to bear fruit, so three months is a considerable chunk of time in that cycle. Hang in there Johnny.

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Three months already? Time does fly. Sending good thoughts to Johnny.

The older we get the faster it goes. Seems to be doing a lot better this evening, even has some new growth.

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