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Donna
Answer: Hi Donna, sounds like a problem with dryness and heat stress for this species. Suggest dig a small but deep test hole at edge of drip zone and see...
Category: General
Tags: trees
Answered: 09:39AM, 18 Jan 2010
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Vivienne
Answer: Hi Vivienne, if there has been no unseasonal pruning then this is very unusual. Perhaps some sulphate of potash applied every 3-4 weeks will encou...
Category: General
Tags: crepe myrtle
Answered: 09:16AM, 18 Jan 2010
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Lissa
Answer: Hi Lissa, this species from Southern Africa is very hardy once established. Wilting tips on young plants could be caused by too little water, too m...
Category: General
Tags: natives
Answered: 09:08AM, 18 Jan 2010
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Zoe
Answer: Dear Zoe, You can use seaweed solution on your plants during the summer months. Seaweed is not a fertiliser. It is a tonic that will certainly he...
Answered: 02:48PM, 15 Jan 2010
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Maryann
Answer: Dear Maryann, Heavy clay soils really need to be treated well before planting commences. Adding gypsum to the soil will help to break up the clay p...
Answered: 01:10PM, 15 Jan 2010
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Vickie
Answer: Dear Vicki, I can imagine growing vegetables in the tropics would be quite a challenge. I would say at this time of year, the plan would be to get...
Answered: 09:47AM, 15 Jan 2010
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Brian
Answer: Dear Brian, It is difficult to know why the leaves of your Cordyline Australia are turning yellow. This species should thrive in most soils as lon...
Answered: 02:09PM, 14 Jan 2010
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Gloria
Answer: Hi Gloria, crotons need a sheletered spot out of the wind or the leaves will be constantly damaged and burnt. We can’t really give you a good...
Category: General
Tags: natives
Answered: 11:50AM, 13 Jan 2010
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Bilal
Answer: Dear Bilai, Tibouchinas enjoy a well drained acidic type soil. It could be that the pH of your soil is too high and this can cause leaf burn at th...
Category: General
Answered: 02:28PM, 30 Dec 2009
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Robert
Answer: Gerberas thrive in hot, sunny conditions in tropical and subtropical parts of Australia but will also do well in temperate zones if they are grown ...
Answered: 03:34PM, 16 Dec 2009