Laurels

Portuguese Laural


john adams added on March 29, 2018 | Answered

small plants only grown 10cm in 1year, yellowing leaves always wilting, fertilized with liquid itax seaweed plus iron as recomended by garden center, clipped back lighty to try get some response but still not responding.


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BushDoctor
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Answered on March 31, 2018

It sounds like you have a pH issue in the soil. If it is not responding to fertilizer, then it could be way to high of a pH for it to be available to the plant. I would get a kit to test the pH, and adjust down with iron sulfate until it is between 6 and 7. If you get it too low, then you can buffer it back up with dolomitic lime.

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