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Bay Tree

Posted: 20/03/2016 at 16:59

Great - thank you very much!

Bay Tree

Posted: 20/03/2016 at 16:34


Over winter I moved my potted bay tree into the greenhouse, to protect it from winter cold. However I have recently noticed that there is some black spots on the leaves, I moved it outside, thinking free flowing air around it would help if it is a fungal infection. Despite this it seems to be getting worse. Has anyone got any ideas what it is and how I could treat it. 

Many thanks



Posted: 26/10/2015 at 22:50
Il do that, thank you for your advice!


Posted: 26/10/2015 at 20:55
Thank you, so do I not water it at all over winter?


Posted: 26/10/2015 at 19:53
I bought a cana from wikinsons, reduced to 50p. ive potted it up and its starting to grow. should i bring it into the greenhouse over winter? I like the idea of gettting a good plant so cheaply!


Posted: 26/10/2015 at 19:44
Good idea! Will my kichen windowsill be a good place to keep it?


Posted: 26/10/2015 at 06:54
Thank you for your reply. I will leave them outside then, would some fleece be enpugh to protect the pots?


Posted: 25/10/2015 at 21:17
Hi, I grow about 6 different types of mint in pots, should i bring them into the greenhouse over the winter?

umbrella plant

Posted: 30/06/2015 at 10:23
The plant is in a medium size terra cotta pot, i water it frequently. The leaves are healthy, but when it starts to grow a new one the rarely get beyond tiny before turning black and dropping off.

it is on a sunny window sill, as it always has been, and fed weekly with baby bio plant food.

I'm not sure what else to say, nothing has changed in how it is cared for.

umbrella plant

Posted: 30/06/2015 at 08:10
A few years ago I took a cutting from an umbrella plant. It has grown really well, however I have noticed that when it starts to grow new leaves now they quickly shrivel up and die. the plant is otherwise healthy, any ideas? Could it be that the pot is too small?
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