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asked in category: General Last Updated: 1st May, 2020

Why are my zinnias so small?

Plants are shorter than is characteristic for the variety and the flowers are much smaller: When zinnias are overcrowded they can become stunted and produce smaller flowers. Always follow the spacing recommendations for each variety. Spider Mites: These tiny spider-like pests are about the size of a grain of pepper.

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In this regard, why are my zinnias not growing?

Weather. Planting zinnias at the wrong time of year can cause the seed or seedling considerable trauma and can prevent germination or the establishment of the plant. Make sure the weather is mild and that the ground is not too cold.

Also Know, do Zinnias need a lot of water? Irrigation for Regular Maintenance Zinnias can withstand moderately dry soil conditions but do better with supplemental watering. In general, zinnias typically need 1 inch of water once every five to seven days.

Simply so, are zinnias hard to grow?

Long-blooming annual flowers are nectar rich,and will attract plenty of pollinators. Zinnias are easy to grow, deer resistant, and will make beautiful, bright cut flowers. Annual.

How long does it take for zinnias to grow?

60 to 70 days

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