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Recently answered

Answer: Hi Arvind, Thank you for contacting Yates, the plant looks like suffering from sunburn, it could due to lack of water, excessive sun exposure, extr...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: citrus, Sunburn
Answered: 08:46AM, 10 Feb 2017
Answer: Hi Anna, Thank you for contacting Yates, you can try Dynamic Lifter Organic Plant Food, which is a manure based organic fertiliser, and will provid...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: fer
Answered: 01:32PM, 07 Feb 2017
Answer: Hi Shane, Thank you for contacting Yates, I believe the browning and leaf dropping is more likely watering related considering the extreme weather ...
Category: Diseases
Tags: magnolia, Sunburn
Answered: 12:00PM, 07 Feb 2017
John &...
Answer: Hi John and Liz, Dahlias are a Summer and Autumn flowering bulb and would be difficult to locate any stock at the current point in time. Due to qua...
Category: Bulbs
Tags: Dahlia, bulbs, WA
Answered: 10:10AM, 05 Feb 2017
Answer: Hi Amy, Thank you for contacting Yates. Yellow leaves on roses can indicate a nutrient deficiency. If you have not feed your plant recently then gi...
Answered: 12:09PM, 02 Feb 2017