Questions tagged: pittosporum

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Liz
Answer: Dear Liz, Without a great deal more information, I would say your pittosporum hedge is suffering with a nutrient imbalance. The ability of the roo...
Answered: 01:44PM, 13 Nov 2009
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paul
Answer: Hi Paul, Pittosporums can be affected by collar rot and root rot if the root area is very moist. They prefer free draining soil and plenty of sunl...
Category: Pests
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Answered: 03:00PM, 05 Oct 2011
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Fran
Answer: Hi Fran, Pittosporum plants are susceptible to both under watering and over watering. If they are over watered they may develop root rot or leaf s...
Category: Diseases
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Answered: 03:48PM, 03 Jan 2012
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David
Answer: Hi David, Pittosporum hedges are susceptible to both heat stress as well as root diseases if the drainage is poor. Using the new Yates Uplift Organ...
Category: General
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Answered: 02:19PM, 16 Apr 2012
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Melaynie
Answer: Hi Melaynie, Pittosporum plants do not like wet feet as they are prone to root rot. This is usually seen as a gradual leaf and branch die back and ...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 11:35AM, 02 Jul 2012
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Janette
Answer: Hi Janette, Would you be able to send through a photo so we have a better idea of the extent of the problem. Look forward to hearing further from you.
Answered: 04:10PM, 28 Apr 2014
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Denise,
Answer: Hi Denise I think I may have answered this as part of the question regarding using Zero to kill them. I don’t believe that they do. Kind rega...
Category: General
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Answered: 02:55PM, 16 Oct 2015
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Sam
Answer: Hi Sam, Thank you for contacting Yates, the tree looks like variegated pittosporum to me, which could grow up to a 4m tall tree. Hope this helps an...
Category: General
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Answered: 07:08PM, 10 Oct 2016
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Jane
Answer: Hi Jane, Thank you for contacting Yates. Sounds like the sticky stuff dropping off Pittosporum is honeydew from sap-sucking insects. And any planti...
Category: Pests
Answered: 02:35PM, 03 Oct 2017
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Adrian
Answer: Hi Adrian, Thank you for contacting Yates. To control these aphids you can use Nature’s Way Citrus & Ornamental Spray. Repeat application...
Category: Pests
Answered: 11:09AM, 11 Jan 2018
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Clare
Answer: Hi Clare, Thank you for contacting Yates. I can see from the picture the western end pittosporum is severely stressed. To revive the hedge, I would...
Category: General
Answered: 08:29AM, 22 May 2018
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Steve
Answer: Hi Steve, Thank you for contacting Yates. Looks like the plant is infested by scales. To control, try ‘Yates Pest Oil – Insect Control...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 10:30AM, 09 May 2019
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David
Answer: Hi David, Thank you for contacting Yates. Being an evergreen hedging plant, Pittosporum can be pruned anytime throughout the year. Best to feed af...
Category: General
Answered: 11:17AM, 20 May 2019