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Cornus refusing to grow

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 15:40

I have a cornus sanguinea midwinter fire which I planted about five months ago but it has refused to grow since. It's leaves are going yellow and very little newgrowth is appearing. I have clay soil so moved it and dug in lots of organic compost and watered well but still no movement. What would be killing it?

Senetti dying

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 15:30

It's cooler today if that's any consolation! I thought they wanted/needed plenty of sun so thought it would do well on the patio. I've now moved it around so it's shaded. hopefully it will pick up. 

Senetti dying

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 14:10

meant to say, yes we've had really hot weather for over a week now. Lots of sun.

Senetti dying

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 14:10

OK thanks very much Dovefromabove. I'll try that.

Senetti dying

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 13:56

It's on my terrace so gets lots of sun most of the day until about 5pm. I water it regularly, especially now it's been so warm so keep it moist. Too much or too little you think?

Senetti dying

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 13:46

I bought a Senetti plant and put it in a large pot with good compost. It was great for about a month but now has curling leaves and the flowers are not really growing and what are are tiny. Picture below. Any ideas?


Young Beach Hedge

Posted: 16/05/2013 at 17:19

OK good advice, thank you. I assume the spirals don't inhibit the plants' growth then?

Young Beach Hedge

Posted: 16/05/2013 at 15:08

I planted bare rooted beach hedge plants last November. Each has a cane and a spiral to protect them from rabbits etc. They are now all very green and leafy so how long should I leave the spirals on? They seem a bit restricted with the spirals on but not sure if taking them off will harm them. Advice would be really helpful. Thanks!

Plant or weed?

Posted: 04/05/2013 at 12:06

aha that would make sense, thanks so much!

Plant or weed?

Posted: 04/05/2013 at 11:49

Can anyone advise what this is please? it looks very like a hosta but seems different to all others I've known. It's just started growing. Thanks




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