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Q.Should I Plant A New Protea Where One Previously Died?

Zone 3250 | hevan543 added on January 18, 2022 | Answered

I have two spots in my garden where I would like to plant a protea but one has recently died in the same location. the dead protea was only planted less than 12 months ago so not established.

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Answered on January 19, 2022

That depends on what it died from. If you suspect that it died from disease, then your new plant will likely suffer the same fate. Choosing something, unrelated, will mitigate this. Alternatively, treating the soil or solarizing would be a good idea to clean the area.


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