Alina W

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Sunflower Problems

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 22:13

How big are they? Sunflowers grow so fast that they run out of food and water very quickly.

Welcome to the plants forum

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 21:33

It should be a jpg, and under 1 MB in size - perhaps it's the latter that is the problem?

Pruning large box shrubs

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 17:38

Same applies to them, shape them as you need to.

Fruit trees - damaged by frost

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 17:37

No, it doesn't sound like it - plums are hardy, although frost can damage the blossom. Are there any other signs of problems - split bark, oozing?

Sunflowers falling over

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 17:35

They need to be outside - your windowsill is too warm and not light enough. You need to stake the second one, too, and then put them outside in a shelered place, bringing them inside overnight. That will help thicken up the stems and make them more sturdy. I presume that these are miniature sunflowers?

Help with delphinium cuttings

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 16:12

I would take them off and let the plant concentrate on growing roots and foliage for the moment.


Posted: 20/05/2012 at 16:10

Multipurpose compost will be fine, with a bit of John Innes #2 or 3 to give a bit of weight and stability.

Fruit trees - damaged by frost

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 15:55

Er - what was your question? Frost damage will heal itself, you need do nothing. If you lost fruit as a result, there's nothing you can do other than wait for next spring.

Pruning large box shrubs

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 15:53

Box should be pruned in spring and mid-summer, if that's any help - I'm having to guess what your question was!

euphorbias turning yellow

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 13:57

If it is in a pot, are you keeping it adequqtely moist? Pots need regular watering as rain is not enough to water them.

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Sparse flowering cherry

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