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SALIX 'Flamingo'

Posted: 17/06/2015 at 10:20

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 pinkpeony wrote (see)

I started this thread in 2012 and having taken the sound advice given, my Salix Flamingo is thriving, I took a picture this morning to show you but unfortunately I'm not able to upload it  - obviously doing something wrong!   Thanks as always for your help.

Another try at posting a photo - hope it works.  Had very little rain here so I give the tree a good soaking once a week and now need to give it a trim!  Thanks again

 

  

 

SALIX 'Flamingo'

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 11:44

I started this thread in 2012 and having taken the sound advice given, my Salix Flamingo is thriving, I took a picture this morning to show you but unfortunately I'm not able to upload it  - obviously doing something wrong!   Thanks as always for your help.

 

 

  

BOX TREES

Posted: 06/06/2015 at 15:23

Thank you Edd and Dave - Epsom salts applied to both soil and leaves and I'll make sure they're watered on a weekly basis - I've been concentrating on a 'make-over' of my rear garden and so the front garden where the box trees live has had less attention than usual.

Thanks again,

BOX TREES

Posted: 05/06/2015 at 13:09

Edd -  thank you for your response, will do as you recommend  - I've not previously used Epsom salts on any shrubs so unsure of how often I should apply and can I use a watering can and rose for the leaves or does it need a finer spray?

Many thanks.

 

 

BOX TREES

Posted: 05/06/2015 at 12:58

I've allowed these trees ( in containers)  to dry out and now two of them have browning leaves, but the leaves do not seem to be dropping.  Watering has been increased - will Epsom salts help and if so should I water into soil or spray onto the leaves?

Thanks for your help and advice.

OSMANTHUS BURKWOODII

Posted: 08/05/2015 at 14:59

Thank you all for your replies - not visited the site for a few days so was not aware of your response (usually get an email??) .  The osmanthus is in place and being watered regularly - still not enough rain in this area.  I used some farmyard manure in bags from the garden centre and added some Levingtons compost left over from another project.    I think it looks OK , but perhaps the leaves are a little pale?

Thanks again for your help.

OSMANTHUS BURKWOODII

Posted: 30/04/2015 at 13:04

I'm about to plant this shrub - a large specimen supplied with a wrapped root ball and approx. 150cm tall.  The site will be against a fence, sheltered and quite sunny,   Any advice please on what to add to the planting hole  to help it along - I would normally use FBB but perhaps a specific root 'treatment' at this time of year would be in order?

Thank you.

GARRYA ELLIPTICA 'James Roof'

Posted: 21/04/2015 at 14:36

Thank you for your replies. - the workmen dug out the root but I  saw it back into place and added feed and plenty of water - perhaps the root ball was not large enough?  Today the leaves are really dry and curling and I fear the worst.  I shall trim it back and see if that helps.  I'm in Berkshire and the garden is badly in need of rain - perhaps my watering regime has been insufficient.

It seems my question appeared twice and so I thank everyone who answered both 'threads'.

GARRYA ELLIPTICA 'James Roof'

Posted: 20/04/2015 at 16:33

Thank you nutcutlet for your response;   I'll continue with the watering but take care not to overwater - April showers have not yet arrived here, can't help thinking a good natural soaking would help!    Will just keep an eye on things and hope for the best.

Thanks again

GARRYA ELLIPTICA 'James Roof'

Posted: 19/04/2015 at 13:37

I recently had a fence replaced and had to move the garrya temporarily; it was out of the ground for about an hour. FBB was added when I re-planted and I've watered regularly since then (about four weeks).    The leaves are now looking limp and curling - should I add liquid feed, continue with the watering regime and hope it will recover -  or replace it?  

The plant has been in place for just a couple of years and has made good growth although I understand I may have to wait some time for the catkins to appear - hope with your help to keep it going.

Many thanks.

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