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Recently answered

Answer: Hi Gillian, Thank you for contacting Yates. With plumbagos, altering the soil pH won’t assist with the colour change of the flowers as it doe...
Category: General
Answered: 12:29PM, 19 Mar 2018
Answer: Hi Gala, Thank you for contacting Yates. The damage on the leaf there is the start of root rot. This is where at some point the plant may have had ...
Answered: 02:09PM, 17 Mar 2018
Answer: Hi Daniel, Thank you for contacting Yates. The browning on the ends of the leaves and curl can indicate a fertiliser burn. The application of full ...
Answered: 10:00AM, 17 Mar 2018
Answer: Hi Fareez, Thank you for contacting Yates. It’s great to hear that there will be a new veggie patch in your garden, how exciting! I suggest i...
Category: Fertilising
Answered: 08:45AM, 16 Mar 2018
Answer: Hi Jalpa, Thank you for contacting Yates. Heavy watering during the growing period and soil pH can alter the sweetness of the fruit on the tree. Th...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Answered: 12:47PM, 15 Mar 2018