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You are feeding the plant throught the leaves-it is called foliar feeding and the plant can take food through the leaves as well as via roots-clever isn't it?
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1 tbs/15ml of Epsom salts in one gallon/5litres of water for a foliar feed.
However, on Beechgrove this week, Jim was sprinkling a dessertspoon of the salts over the compost in the pot so it would go direct to teh roots when watered so you can choose.
Ericaceous plants such as rhodos, azaleas, camellias, pieris etc are the ones most likely to suffer from chlorosis caused by magnesium deficiency as any alkalinity in teh soil or water will bind magnesium as well as iron and make it unavailable to their roots.
Chrissieinyeo - you need to post your question on a new thread in the fruit and veg section of the board so the plum experts see it.
Epsom salts is cheap and effective. A neighbour had problems with her winter cherry trees and I suggested Epsom salts every year. Not much. I add 2 dessertspoons to 2 gallon, 10 litre watering can and water it on. I'm going to spray my tomato plants with light dilution this weekend.....