Questions about: Diseases

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Nadine
Answer: Dear Nadine, It is difficult to know what is happening to your trees without a little more information. There is an insect which does attack olive ...
Answered: 11:41AM, 01 Nov 2011
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Nicole
Answer: Dear Nicole, It does sound like you have rose scale on the stems of your roses. This scale is mainly found on the stems and branches. You don̵...
Category: Diseases
Tags: scale, roses
Answered: 01:55PM, 27 Oct 2011
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Vaneta
Answer: Hi Vaneta, Thank you for attaching the photographs as this makes identifying the problem much easier. Both plants have a severe infestation of scal...
Category: Diseases
Tags: scale, Cycad
Answered: 10:29AM, 25 Oct 2011
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Alex
Answer: Hi Alex, The Foxtail palms respond well to potassium and calcium for good strong growth. The browning leaves may occur due to excessive wind or to ...
Category: Diseases
Tags: foxtail palm
Answered: 12:32PM, 25 Oct 2011
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Anne
Answer: Dear Anne, Are you referring to root knot nematodes. They are also know as eelworms. These are microscopic and not visible to the naked eye. We o...
Answered: 04:25PM, 24 Oct 2011
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Omar
Answer: Hi Omar, The symptoms shown in the photgraph do resemble root rot which is caused by diseases such as pythium and phytophthora. If the soil is very...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 04:25PM, 24 Oct 2011
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Lauren
Answer: Hi Lauren, Sometimes the leaves change colour over the cold winter months. The cordylines can also get a leaf spot disease. Remove the affected low...
Category: Diseases
Tags: cordyline
Answered: 09:20AM, 20 Oct 2011
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Jo-Anne
Answer: Dear Jo-Anne, Eggplants can be affected by a number of diseases, most commonly blossom end rot, wilt and various types of blight. Copper oxychlorid...
Answered: 10:51AM, 19 Oct 2011
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Pauline
Answer: Hi Pauline, Yuccas require a sunny position so if it is indoors ensure it has adequate sunlight. Fertilise at least once a year with a general all ...
Category: Diseases
Tags: yucca
Answered: 11:42AM, 17 Oct 2011
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regina
Answer: Hi Regina, Peach leaf curl is controlled using copper hydroxide or copper oxychloride at bud burst ie straight after winter when the nearly emergin...
Category: Diseases
Tags: leaf curl
Answered: 03:26PM, 17 Oct 2011