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I just transplanted some lemon verbena from 3 inch pots to 8 inch pots.
The plants were very healthy when I bought them and a nice green, fantastic lemon scent.
Now today I see that the leaves feel like they are drying up.
They have been watered and are in full sun.
The potting soil was new miraclegro. Did I do something wrong?
What do I need to do to revive them?
Sometimes, lemon verbena hates being moved from one place to another. It will go into sulking mode and lose its leaves. This happens to my plant when I bring it inside for the winter. Don't lose hope yet. Usually, given a little time (like a week or so), the lemon verbena will put out new leaves. Good luck!
Pod,I keep it in a pot.I keep it in my unheated sunroom in winter.It goes totally dormant.All the leaves fall off.It looks pretty dead all winter. I prune it back.Always comes back to life in the spring.Edge
mezoe, I have a lemon verbena that I put in our unheated basement under florescent lights on a timer. I water it sparingly, prune it back a little in spring and put it outside for the summer in the herb garden (full sun). I do the same with a small bay tree, a lemon tree and my rosemary. The rosemary is pretty iffy-some years it does OK some years it doesn't make it.The others all do fine. We are zone 5. MW