Questions tagged: plant_care

Missing
Gail
Answer: Dear Gail, Without more information on the problem you have with your Acmena hedge, it is difficult to know if it is being attacked by a pest or if...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 01:19PM, 12 Apr 2010
Missing
Jane
Answer: Dear Jane, Yellow leaves can indicate lack of nutrients. Would need to know if they are the old leaves or the new leaves. In any case, early aut...
Answered: 10:26AM, 14 Apr 2010
Missing
Vlad
Answer: Dear Vlad, Chilli is a warm season plant so the best time to grow this plant is during spring/summer. Put your pots in a warm sunny spot, protecte...
Answered: 09:08AM, 19 Apr 2010
Missing
Rhonda
Answer: Dear Rhonda, It is difficult to diagnose the problem with your tree accurately without more detailed information on a previous fertilising program ...
Answered: 11:48AM, 21 Apr 2010
Missing
Shane
Answer: Dear Shane, You can prune your roses now. It is still a good idea to prune your roses now even if they are still in leaf and flowering. It gives ...
Category: Roses
Answered: 01:55PM, 14 Jul 2010
Missing
Glynis
Answer: Hi Glynis, need lots more info to properly recommend when “site-unseen”. Factors such as aspect (sun or shade), soil type and drainage,...
Category: General
Tags: plant_care
Answered: 11:37AM, 19 Jul 2010
Missing
greg
Answer: Dear Greg, At this point, seeing the tree is in its dormant stage, now is not the time to fertilise. One product you could apply is some seaweed e...
Answered: 03:26PM, 27 Jul 2010
Missing
Sadie
Answer: Hello Sadie, While it is difficult to predict without seeing the plant itself, I would suggest that it will be a case of wait-and-see, if it is wat...
Answered: 02:02PM, 16 Dec 2015
Missing
Frances
Answer: Hi Frances, As per your experience, Jacobinias generally suffer very few pest issues. Your plants might have been attacked by caterpillars, as thes...
Answered: 10:39AM, 29 Dec 2015
Missing
Ellie
Answer: Hi there Ellie, There are a few varieties you can try. I think this may be a case of trial and error for many species, but if you can maximise ligh...
Answered: 03:17PM, 05 Jan 2016
Missing
Betty
Answer: Hi Betty, Originally native to Mediterranean region, Lavender loves growing in sunny position and well drained soil. It is a drought tolerant plant...
Category: General
Answered: 02:01PM, 08 Jan 2016
Missing
Robyn
Answer: Hi Robyn, Thank you for using Yates Website. Agonis ‘After Dark’ is a beautiful shrub which has burgundy to purple coloured foliage all...
Category: General
Answered: 09:31AM, 19 Jan 2016
Missing
Betty
Answer: Hi Betty, Thank you for contacting Yates. From the photo provided the new growth is coming through quite well and is in the colour that it should b...
Category: General
Answered: 06:29PM, 28 Oct 2017
Missing
janet
Answer: Hi Janet, Thank you for contacting Yates. Passion fruits can recover from a prune but keeping the main vine is key to healthy regrowth. You can try...
Answered: 06:32PM, 28 Oct 2017
Missing
Wilma
Answer: Hi Wilma, Thank you for contacting Yates. Unfortunately, Yates Liquid Copper won’t assist with the control of the powdery mildew on your appl...
Answered: 10:35AM, 01 Nov 2017
Missing
Angela
Answer: Hi Angela, Thank you for contacting Yates. For the suckers that are appearing it is best to try and remove these as close as you can near the base ...
Answered: 03:35PM, 11 Nov 2017
Missing
Hannah
Answer: Hi Hannah, Thank you for contacting Yates. Unfortunately, Yates Success Ultra is not registered to target a wide range of the thrips, just the West...
Answered: 04:09PM, 11 Nov 2017
Missing
Ty
Answer: Hi Ty, Thank you for contacting Yates. The damage that we can see there and the colouring indicates that you have an issue with phytophthora stem c...
Answered: 04:22PM, 11 Nov 2017
Missing
LANA
Answer: Hi Lana, Thank you for contacting Yates. It is unclear what is going on with your plant there I am afraid. From the description it does sound simil...
Answered: 03:53PM, 13 Nov 2017
Missing
John
Answer: Hi John, Thank you for contacting Yates. We would not recommend applying Yates Fungus Gun to your fruit trees or edibles as it is only registered t...
Answered: 11:58AM, 16 Nov 2017
Missing
Laura
Answer: Hi Laura, Thank you for contacting Yates. The white scale on the stems sounds like it is the hard scale. This can be difficult to control and requi...
Category: Roses
Answered: 12:02PM, 16 Nov 2017
Missing
Fahad
Answer: Hi Fahad, Thank you for contacting Yates. The yellowing in the leaves is a sign of nutrient deficiencies. As there are no clear markings on the lea...
Answered: 12:19PM, 16 Nov 2017
Missing
Kelly
Answer: Hi Kelly, Thank you for contacting Yates. There does look like there is a bit of stunted growth there, but we cannot see any signs of pests or dise...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: plant_care, fruit
Answered: 01:28PM, 23 Nov 2017
Missing
Vincent
Answer: Hi Vincent, Thank you for contacting Yates. Bananas can take up to 9 months to be ready for fruiting depending on the environment. Giving them a fe...
Answered: 01:12PM, 13 Dec 2017
Missing
Jen
Answer: Hi Jen, Thank you for contacting Yates. It seems to be under a bit of stress there. The large amounts of water in the soil can cause the drooping t...
Answered: 01:36PM, 13 Dec 2017
Missing
Mark
Answer: Hi Mark, Thank you for contacting Yates. Strelitzias tend to regrow from the outer sections of the clumps but can still produce new growth from inn...
Answered: 01:44PM, 13 Dec 2017
Missing
Ram
Answer: Hi Ram, Thank you for contacting Yates. If your vegetables or herbs are showing signs of yellowing then it is likely more of a nitrogen issue. The ...
Answered: 11:03AM, 14 Dec 2017
Missing
suzanna
Answer: Hi There. Your pear trees seem to be fairly normal to me! An 8-10cm pear is fine! We are all so used to ‘big’ fruit these days from the...
Answered: 03:17PM, 14 Dec 2017
Missing
Fahad
Answer: Hi Fahad, Thank you for contacting Yates. The bug that is in the photo resembles that of the flea beetle. This beetle can attack vegetable plants i...
Answered: 04:49PM, 19 Dec 2017
Missing
Ana
Answer: Hi Ana, Thank you for contacting Yates. We no longer have this particular product in our range. If you are looking at targeting some tomato early b...
Answered: 12:32PM, 20 Dec 2017