Why Do Snapdragons Wilt: Learn What Causes Wilting Snapdragons

By December 19, 2017Articles

Why Do Snapdragons Wilt: Learn What Causes Wilting Snapdragons

By Kristi Waterworth Growing snapdragons seems like it should be a snap – just plant some seeds or flats of young plants and in no time you’ll have big, bushy plants, right? Sometimes it works out just that easily, but other times your gorgeous bloomers can start to show signs of stress, like wilting. Wilting snapdragons is definitely a red flag for growers and there are many reasons they may be doing this. Read on to learn the main reasons for snapdragons that wilt. Why Do Snapdragons Wilt? To understand why snapdragons are wilting, it’s important to understand what wilting really is. When a plant wilts, it’s because of a lack turgor pressure within the plant’s cells. Plants need a certain amount of water within their cells to maintain their functions, much like animals; but unlike animals, they also use that water to help maintain their shape. When a plant

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