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protea stage

are these proteas dead and if so should I cut off the heads?

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#1 Comment By BushDoctor On 10/08/2019 @ 3:40 pm

They aren’t dead, but they do seem to be disturbed. This seems to happen in compacted soils, soils that remain too wet, or otherwise too dense.

I would cut any affected blooms, leaving the others. Treat with a mild fungicide, and do your best to ensure that it doesn’t remain too wet for too long. (If possible.)

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