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cherry laural

Posted: 31/07/2014 at 15:22

Think carefully about a laurel hedge and the size if can get to, though it's one advantage is that you do a renovation prune on it. It is poisonous though so if there is livestock on the other side of the hedge especially sheep, avoid it. If you have a dog that is likely to chew the fruit it can give a serious upset - all members of the Prunus family have cyanide in the stones. If you still want it, maybe go for Prunus lusitanica 'Brenelia', which as a distinctive red stem and looks less bolshy

Plant or weed?

Posted: 31/07/2014 at 15:16

Yes definitely an Oxalis (https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=498) If it has turned up here it could turn up again elsewhere - depends if you like it's travelling habit

Talkback: Pear leaf blister mite

Posted: 30/04/2012 at 19:10
try this: http://www.dovebugs.co.uk/Pear%20leaf%20blister%20mite.pdf

Talkback: Pear leaf blister mite

Posted: 30/04/2012 at 19:07
try this: http://www.dovebugs.co.uk/Pear%20leaf%20blister%20mite.pdf
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