Hebe Plants
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I planted a Hebe A. Prostrate Form in the stump of a tree I had cut down, I have no information for the care.

Zone Seattle, 98117! | Anonymous added on August 19, 2019 | Answered

It looked good for a couple of months but now parts are starting to turn brown. It has full sun and I have been watering it every day. . Can I get information on how to save this plant and the proper care?

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on August 20, 2019

I'm thinking too much water. Is the plant in a pot sunk down in the trunk or is the trunk filled with potting soil and compost? It needs to be well draining or root rot can set in. I would let the soil dry out between waterings. Here is info that should help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/hebe/hebe-shrubs.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/projects/tree-stumps-planters.htm

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