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Sick looking Pyracantha

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 20:40

This was it last year, I hope it recovers sufficiently to look the same this year. They may not be unusual plants but I like them and I hope you have an abundance of flowers and berries, too.

Sick looking Pyracantha

Posted: 21/03/2014 at 17:37

Yes will feed and hope the yellow subsides, also can't prune because I don't want to cut off any buds that are forming. It has looked better!! 

Sick looking Pyracantha

Posted: 20/03/2014 at 20:54


This is it, bit yellow and rough looking. There are a few near me and they are much greener and healthier looking.

Sick looking Pyracantha

Posted: 17/03/2014 at 19:54

Thank you all for the replies, my camera has gone walkabout!! It just looks really 'off' the leaves are a bit yellowy and the shape looks out of kilter somehow, like it's flopping, kind of wilting.

If camera turns up, I think little grandson has hidden it, I will put a picture up. In the meantime a feed and water.....looks so sad, poor thing.  

Sick looking Pyracantha

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 11:23

I have a Pyracantha, it's an oldish one, as the above says, it looks a little bit poorly. I have looked at diseases of this plant and scab seems to affect flowers and fruit, neither present at the moment. Blight may be a possibility, I don't have a picture but will try later if necessary

Any other known problems? I quite like it and the birds love it.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 21:10

Yes chicky it is Black Knight. I know a lot of people won't have them in their garden but if they attract butterflies then they're ok by me.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 20:07

Not taken any photos recently but I have this from last summer.....if it appears!


Wow! Sunshine at last.

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 14:25

Fine here again today, not as sunny as yesterday but bright, dry and NOT'll do for now!

Talkback: What to prune in winter

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 15:21

Thanks Verdun hope it will flower this summer but I will prune to emerging shoots and feed.....and pray!

Talkback: What to prune in winter

Posted: 06/02/2014 at 19:51

Speaking of choisya, when we moved here 3years ago we inherited a large, really wayward one. I cut part of it off altogether and some down to the ground, the rest I left as it was.  This plant has barely flowered since, that's 2 summers, will it recover or should I chop ALL of it down and hope for the best.

I did feed it last year and I would like to keep it but would love to see it flowering.

I hope I'm not hijacking this thread by the way.


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