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Barry 1
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Pomegranate tree?

Hi :D welll about 10 months ago i was eating a pomegranate and i decided to plant some of the seeds from it and about 5 sprouted and 4 of them died so now i have 1 and it was growing realy good its about 10-11 inches tall and about a month ago all but like 3 leavs just randomly curled up and fell off and every time a new leaf forms it getss about a cm long then curls up and dies. i have it in a pot about 9 inches tall and 4 inches wide with cours well draning soil, and i ceep the soal slightly moist its in a south faceing windo with plenty of light, and i don't know whats wrong with. it thanks for your help :D i havent fertalised it could that be the problem?

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Without knowing anything about the conditions in which you're growing it (climate, sun, wind, rain), it's hard to say.

Specifics would help. If you have photos, them too, but the growing conditions would help. It could be anything, from your current description.

Sorry.

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well it lives indoor and my room is usualy around 72-78 degrees with about 60% humidity and its at a south faceing window so it gets partial sun all day, and i have a lizard, so even after the sun goes down at about 9:00pm it gest about an houre of residual uvb/a light and light from a heatlamp and i water it about 3-4 times a week untill the water drips out of the dranige holes hope it helped :)

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and here are some photos
[img]https://i494.photobucket.com/albums/rr302/Baritone304/69bcbfe3.jpg[/img]

[img]https://i494.photobucket.com/albums/rr302/Baritone304/af18e197.jpg[/img]

also what type of soil should and fertalizer should i get for it, for wen i replant it? thanks :D

any help would be greatly appreciated

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What about the soil PH? If you got the Pom from a grocery store, its probably a "Wonderful." Their PH preference seems to slightly acidic, in the 5.5-6.5 range. Also, I've read that they can suffer from zinc deficiency. I have a 2-year old that hasn't flowered or fruited, but otherwise looks pretty good. I checked its PH (cheap little home depot probe for 8.95) and discovered the PH was 8. So yesterday, I added some Dr. Earth Azalea food (about 4 tablespoons) to lower the PH and crushed up a zinc vitamin (20mg) to add to the soil.

Here's what it looks like now.

[url=https://img231.imageshack.us/i/pomagrantatewonderful.jpg/][img]https://img231.imageshack.us/img231/485/pomagrantatewonderful.jpg[/img][/url]

Here is a close up of the leaves.

[url=https://img198.imageshack.us/i/pomleavesclose.jpg/][img]https://img198.imageshack.us/img198/9936/pomleavesclose.th.jpg[/img][/url]

Also, the leaf lips do look like the plant is suffering some sort of stress. Maybe water?

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