bush looks not healthy. Tried sea sol and fertiliser suggestions see photo

yates

25 August 2020 10:31 AM

Thank you for contacting Yates.

A seaweed solution isn't a complete fertiliser, it's a plant tonic, which helps to encourage root growth, but doesn't provide other essential nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorus to promote overall plant health and strong growth and development.

We would suggest improving plant health with the following steps:

- Check soil pH. Ixora is an acid loving plant and the ideal soil pH around 5.5;

- Lower the soil pH if needed. Try 'Yates Soil Acidifier Liquid Sulfur'. It helps creates ideal growing conditions for acid loving plants. It's an easy-to-use liquid formulation, it can be diluted and applied without the dust and the mess associated with traditional granular products. Click here for more information on this product: https://www.yates.com.au/product/garden-fertilisers/speciality-fertilisers/yates-soil-acidifier-liquid-sulfur

- Foliar spray the plant with 'Yates Health Tonic Trace Element Chelates' as an easy to use liquid trace element mix.
Click here for more info on this product: https://www.yates.com.au/product/garden-fertilisers/speciality-fertilisers/yates-health-tonic-trace-element-chelates

- Feed the plant every 6-8 weeks with 'Yates Thrive Natural Roses & Flowers Organic Based Pelletised Plant Food' as a complete, soil-conditioning fertiliser for more prolific blooming and healthy plant growth. Click here for more info on this
product: https://www.yates.com.au/product/garden-fertilisers/organic-based/yates-thrive-natural-roses-flowers-organic-based-pelletised-plant-food

Hope this helps and happy gardening.

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