Questions about: Diseases

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Pam
Answer: Dear Pam, I am sorry to hear that your Dodonaeas are dying back. It is difficult to know what is causing this without a little more history of the...
Answered: 12:27PM, 03 Jun 2011
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Kerri-ann
Answer: From spring to autumn, Yates Lime Sulphur can be used to control mites on viburnum bushes. Simply dilute 10ml of lime sulphur in 1 litre of water a...
Category: Diseases
Tags: mite control
Answered: 04:46PM, 18 Apr 2011
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marie
Answer: Dear Marie, It is difficult to know what is attacking your Viburnum, but from your description of the leaf, I would say that spider mite is most li...
Category: Diseases
Tags: on Viburnum, pest
Answered: 12:21PM, 25 Mar 2011
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Ashleigh
Answer: Dear Ashleigh, The most common damage one sees on a Lillypilly hedge is cause by a tiny insect called Psyllid. These pests take advantage of weak a...
Answered: 02:04PM, 17 Feb 2011
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Julie
Answer: Camellias require a solution made up of 30 ml Pest Oil to 1 litre of water to control scale. To avoid burning, take care not to apply if the plants...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 04:30PM, 02 Feb 2011
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Ross
Answer: Use Yates Fungus Gun to control powdery mildew on African violets.
Answered: 02:05PM, 16 Feb 2011
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Mark
Answer: Dear Mark, Sorry to hear that one of your Pandorea’s is not growing well. It could be the frost that has affected it but then you would thin...
Answered: 04:31PM, 11 Mar 2011
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Terri
Answer: Dear Terri, Botrytis fungus can cause a lot of headaches for strawberry growers and can be difficult to control even with fungicides. Keeping your ...
Answered: 03:35PM, 25 Feb 2011
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Karen
Answer: Dear Karen, You can still use your apricots to make jam. You may need to peel off the skin that has been affected but the fruit can still be used.
Answered: 03:09PM, 16 Feb 2011
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Robyn
Answer: Hydrangeas and other ornamental plants but not edibles can be sprayed with Yates Rose Shield to control powdery mildew.
Answered: 03:32PM, 27 Jan 2011