Why Is Fuchsia Wilting – Tips On Caring For Wilting Fuchsia Plants

By Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener, http://www.summitspringsgardenwriting.com/ Help! My fuchsia plant is wilting! If this sounds familiar, the likely reason is an environmental problem that can probably be remedied with a few simple cultural changes. If you’re trying to figure out the reason for wilting fuchsia plants, read on for suggestions. Reasons for Wilting Fuchsia Plants Why is fuchsia wilting? Fuchsias require a lot of water, especially in hanging baskets. Problems with wilting fuchsia plants may be due to lack of moisture. During the heat of the summer, potted fuchsia plants may need water twice daily, especially if the plants are exposed to sun and wind. On the other hand, wilting fuchsia plants may be the result of too much water, especially if the roots don’t have adequate drainage. Ensure the potting soil (or garden soil for in-ground plants) is well drained. Potted fuchsias must have at

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