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30 Foot Acer Tree

Posted: 29/05/2012 at 08:56

I've just noticed several inches of whiteness on a lower branch which still has leaves further along.  I've never noticed this before & wonder if it could be a fungus & if so, how can I be sure & how can I treat it?  This was once a pink/green/white leaf variegated tree but now has all green leaves having exhausted the original acid soil we planted for it; there are sycomores & birches in the area where we live but the soil is quite heavy with clay deeper down.  The tree is about 15 years old.

Rhubarb Care

Posted: 28/05/2012 at 09:30

Many thanks - I'll try that.

Rhubarb Care

Posted: 27/05/2012 at 22:54

Although my 2 year old Timperley Early rhubarb now has 3 crowns I am losing lower stems which become soft, floppy with yellowing leaves.  Upper, older leaves are green & healthy but there are only about 4 of these so I don't want to pull them in case the plant loses nourishment to grow.  I remove slugs & snails frequently & there is a frog about so I don't want to put down pellets.  It's more the over-all health or lack of it that worries me.  The other week I bought some road-side/farm 'mature compost' & put on a few inches having watered underneath first.  I think I also had applied some bonemeal etc. a few months ago & there's been plenty of rain.  I'm now worried that the plant may be worse for the compost & have moved some of it away from the crowns.  Any ideas as to what I should be doing?

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