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Liz
06:42PM, 28 Oct 2009
Answer: Dear Liz, Without a great deal more information...
Category: Diseases
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06:42PM, 28 Oct 2009
gaylene
photinia hedge has dried up crispe leaves on old and new growth

was pruned last spring

Submitted: 04:18PM, 25 Oct 2009
Answer: if the leaves have turned brown on the edges and ends it could be scorching from fertilisers or salty irrigation water and probably not a disease. If the leaves have dried green it could simply be lack of water or damage from hot dry winds. To be sure it would be worth taking a sample to a nursery to confirm this. Check soil moisture 15cm down in the root zone and use a soil wetter if the ground doesn’t seem to be absorbing water. Seaweed tonic and a light prune might help encourage new growth. Dont fertilise if soil is dry or you are unable to water. Wait for good rain and use some Dynamic Lifter. happy gardening!
Category: Diseases
Tags: Photinia
Answered: 07:00AM, 11 Nov 2009

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