Berghill


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What is wrong with my apple tree leaves?

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 15:00

I am surprised in some ways that the apples are perfect, magnesium deficiency goes hand in hand with Bitter pit (Calcium deficiency). Still, how much is more difficult, Never had to use it myself. The recommended dose as a foliage feed is 1 tablespoon to one gallon of water for each foot in height of the tree. Work that one out!

I would also suggest that you test the pH of your soil as that can effect the uptake of trace elements from the soil.

Best of luck!

Broad bean burn?

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 14:03

The beans like that in the fields around us are destined to make flour which is used in Saudi Arabia. They are Fava beans I think.

What is wrong with my apple tree leaves?

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 14:00

I reckon you are looking at a trace element deficiency there. Look up Magnesium deficiency in Apples and see if that matches.

Help !!!

Posted: 12/08/2014 at 19:55

t has the look of Impatiens walleriana.

Ivy, holly and cyclamen - everywhere!!!

Posted: 12/08/2014 at 17:52

We have them in our lawn too. Great! Better than grass. Just mow over them, if you keep removing the leaves they will die.

Unidentified invasive pkant

Posted: 12/08/2014 at 10:35

If the roots are big enough to make holes in then pour the Brushwood killer into a hole and cover the wound with wax (old candle) to keep the weed killer in. Otherwise, all you can do is keep doing what you are doing.

Hellebore Leaves Problem

Posted: 12/08/2014 at 10:31

Flowerslane. Have a look on the underside of the leaves opposite the white spots. Is there a corresponding area underneath with white hairs on it?

If so then it could be Downy mildew. This is very similar to Powdery mildew and just as annoyingly difficult to remove. However, it is not deadly, just unsightly.

Hellebore Leaves Problem

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 21:20

However, that is not the way that the fungus which causes Hellebore leaves to go black, begins.

Hellebore Leaves Problem

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 13:57

Often a sign that there are greenfly on the underside of the leaves, Check it out.

Saxifraga

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 16:56

They really dislike strong midday sunshine on the leaves, especially if the leaves are wet. Also Cloth of Gold likes a moist soil and goes brown like that if it dries out too much.

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