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my portwine magnolias are not growing to well ,the leaves are also yellowing

Submitted: 03:57PM, 23 Aug 2013
Answer: Hi Lynda,
Port wine magnolias do like good drainage so check that this is the case and improve the drainage if required.

Yellowing leaves can indicate a nutrient deficiency and the fact that they are not growing well could suggest that this is the case. To start with we would suggest using Yates Uplift Organic Plant Starter & Root Booster. This product, as the name suggests, is a root booster,strengthening the root system to ensure a stronger, bigger root system resulting in a healthier plant. It also helps plants to recover in a stressed situation. Once you see signs of recovery, you can then switch to another Uplift product called Uplift Organic Liquid Fertiliser. This product is more than just a seaweed, it contains 5 plant growth boosting ingredients. Continue to use this product on a regular basis and hopefully your port wine magnolia will respond accordingly. Happy gardening.

Answered: 12:25PM, 28 Aug 2013


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