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keithp2012
West Babylon, NY
(Zone 7a)

May 6, 2012
8:42 PM

Post #9113384

My apple seedlings are sprouting and one of them has half white/red/green leaves!

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CLScott
Calgary
Canada

May 7, 2012
2:35 AM

Post #9113529

Is it getting enough light?
steadycam3
Houston Heights, TX
(Zone 9a)

May 7, 2012
2:38 AM

Post #9113534

That little plant looks like the tips of the leaves got sunburned at some point, perhaps when they first emerged.
keithp2012
West Babylon, NY
(Zone 7a)

May 7, 2012
8:23 AM

Post #9113911

Both the seedlings emerged at the same time and as you can see from its healthy sibling are getting enough light.
steadycam3
Houston Heights, TX
(Zone 9a)

May 7, 2012
2:38 PM

Post #9114411

as you can see the plant is recovering. The most recent growth closest to the stem is green. I would not worry. sometimes the seed has an injury that affects the first two leaves but the plant goes on to do well.

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