Questions about: Fruit & Citrus

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john
Answer: Hi John, it is normal for some of the older leaves to yellow off as the plant ages, but in a pot you will run out of nutrients much quicker and if...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: vegetables
Answered: 09:27AM, 17 Feb 2010
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bryan
Answer: Dear Bryan, I am not sure of the species of pear that you are growing. In any case, pears must be picked when mature but still hard. If they are ...
Answered: 10:48AM, 18 Feb 2010
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Denis
Answer: Dear Denis, The leaves curling on your lime and cumquat trees is likely to be caused by the citrus leafminer. The adult of this pest is a tiny mot...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: PestOil, citrus
Answered: 11:28AM, 17 Feb 2010
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Don
Answer: Hi Don, you have applied way too much nitrogen and no other major nutirent, namely potassium and phosphorus. Supplementing every month with sulpha...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: passionfruit
Answered: 01:57PM, 16 Feb 2010
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Linda
Answer: do this in early spring. prune back to skeleton framework of branches 3cm thick or more. Prune the rootball with a sharpened spade in a circle dire...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: citrus
Answered: 01:06PM, 16 Feb 2010
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Linda
Answer: Hi Linda, sounds like they haven’t been fed. Apply 2-3 big handfuls of dyanamic lifter per m2 or use a complete granular fertiliseras directe...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: banana
Answered: 12:53PM, 16 Feb 2010
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Travis
Answer: to graft these types of fruit trees the best time to do it is when they loose their leaves in winter, you will have more chance of the graft to tak...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: grafts, peach, apricot
Answered: 08:17AM, 18 Feb 2010
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Ronelle
Answer: Hi Ronelle, hard to say without knowing what variety of fig it is, but generally the fourth year should be when you are seeing good production. if ...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: figs
Answered: 08:38AM, 16 Feb 2010
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Margaret
Answer: Dear Margaret, Commerial growers of strawberries will discard the runners because they are looking for a high fruit production. In the home garden,...
Answered: 02:54PM, 11 Feb 2010
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Andrew
Answer: Hi Andrew, very hard to say without seeing how big, how hard it was pruned and how big the rootball is, but really not the right time to have done...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: citrus
Answered: 09:19AM, 10 Feb 2010