Questions tagged: natives

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Sophie
Answer: The Australian elder group comprises two species from Australasia. The flowers are in rounded panicles, and the berries white or yellow; they are s...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: natives
Answered: 01:51PM, 05 Nov 2009
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Peter
Answer: if the tree fern is a Dicksonia species then yes the top can be cut off with a saw and re-planted. The bottom will not re-grow. the taller cyathe...
Category: General
Tags: natives
Answered: 07:18AM, 17 Nov 2009
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Gloria
Answer: Hi Gloria, crotons need a sheletered spot out of the wind or the leaves will be constantly damaged and burnt. We can’t really give you a good...
Category: General
Tags: natives
Answered: 11:50AM, 13 Jan 2010
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Lissa
Answer: Hi Lissa, this species from Southern Africa is very hardy once established. Wilting tips on young plants could be caused by too little water, too m...
Category: General
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Answered: 09:08AM, 18 Jan 2010
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Nina
Answer: Dear Nina, Now that it is autumn and the weather is milder, you can divide your clumps of kangaroo paw and make into new plants. You can reduce th...
Answered: 02:21PM, 03 Mar 2010
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merrill
Answer: Hi there, The disease that most kangaroo paws get is called ink spot disease, this attcks some species more than others. The best thing to do is to...
Category: Diseases
Tags: natives
Answered: 09:43AM, 18 Jun 2010
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dot
Answer: Hi Dot, could be just that it has reached its use-by date and is dying of old age. Too much rain and/or poor drainage could be the cause and possib...
Category: Diseases
Tags: natives
Answered: 12:10PM, 19 Jul 2010
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Judy
Answer: Hi Judy, Confidor is effective against insects that are sap suckers like aphids, thrips, scale, mealy bug and bugs. Usually sooty mould is produce...
Category: Products
Tags: confidor, natives
Answered: 02:15PM, 11 Oct 2011
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GLENDA
Answer: Hi Glenda, There are 2 Garden Gold Products available in the shaker pack. Garden Gold for Natives has a green lid and the Garden Gold for indoor a...
Category: Fertilising
Answered: 09:47AM, 25 Oct 2011
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Louise
Answer: Hi Louise, If you want to start some natives on your verge make sure you have enough soil and under prune the branches so that there is plenty of a...
Category: General
Tags: natives
Answered: 08:00AM, 21 Sep 2012
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MARY
Answer: Hi Mary, You can always prune after flowering. Sometimes this keeps them flowering all year round. If they are a bit woody give them a good prune t...
Category: General
Tags: natives
Answered: 07:29AM, 26 Sep 2014
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Janette
Answer: Hi Janette, the best thing to do is plant native species that grow in your area,they will be resistant to the weather and if you get them in before...
Category: General
Tags: natives
Answered: 07:49AM, 26 Sep 2014
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karen
Answer: Hi Karen, The best way and the easiest way to propagate westringa is from soft tip cuttings. Some of the hybrid species may not be true to type, if...
Category: Potting Plants
Tags: natives
Answered: 02:19PM, 22 Oct 2014
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Cathy
Answer: Hi Cathy, You can use this product but you need to make sure that you don’t use it too close to the trunks of your plants and that they are g...
Category: Products
Tags: natives
Answered: 04:06PM, 27 Nov 2014
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Glennyss
Answer: The cement slag or runoff can have a very detrimental effect on your soils. The lime in the cement can raise the pH in your soils to the point that...
Category: General
Tags: lime, cement, natives
Answered: 03:27PM, 25 May 2015
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Geeta
Answer: Hi Geeta, Good to hear that you are about to get into your garden. My reply can only be very general in nature without a full understanding of the ...
Category: General
Answered: 07:57PM, 01 Sep 2015
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Katrina
Answer: Hi Katrina, Well done on getting them that far. You can feed them with Garden Gold for Natives, which is a slow release fertiliser. you may want to...
Category: Fertilising
Tags: natives
Answered: 08:27PM, 27 Oct 2015
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Robyn
Answer: Hi Robyn, Thank you for using Yates Website. Agonis ‘After Dark’ is a beautiful shrub which has burgundy to purple coloured foliage all...
Category: General
Answered: 09:31AM, 19 Jan 2016
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Lynne
Answer: Hi Lynne, It looks like a fungal problem which can be cause by too much water around the roots. Make sure the drainage is good and vegetation is aw...
Category: Diseases
Tags: natives
Answered: 01:50PM, 20 May 2016
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Ian & ...
Answer: Hi Ian & Patricia Thank you for contacting us regarding transplanting your tree. Autumn is the best time to transplant trees, as the temperatur...
Category: General
Answered: 10:36AM, 25 Jun 2016
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Natasha
Answer: Hi Natasha, Thank you for contacting Yates. You are correct that the ashes can alter the pH of the soil and impact the overall soil properties if a...
Category: Fertilising
Tags: ashes, natives
Answered: 02:22PM, 04 Sep 2017
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Em
Answer: Hi Em, Thank you for contacting Yates. Boronias are such a lovely addition to any garden! With their lovely scented leaves and flowers they are ide...
Answered: 05:14PM, 17 Sep 2017
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jackie
Answer: Hi Jackie, Thank you for contacting Yates. Yes you can use Yates Anti Rot on native trees, however, some can be sensitive to the spray so applying ...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 10:59AM, 24 Sep 2017
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Sarah
Answer: Hi Sarah, Thank you for contacting Yates. Unfortunately, we haven’t got any products registered for phosphorus toxicity. You may try replacin...
Answered: 08:31AM, 19 Oct 2017
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Danielle
Answer: Hi Danielle, Thank you for contacting Yates. From the photo it looks like you have a infestation of scale on your tree. The black that is also appe...
Answered: 03:05PM, 25 Oct 2017
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Kaylene
Answer: Hi Kaylene, Thank you for contacting Yates. Unfortunately, we don’t have a product in our range that is registered to target borers in your t...
Category: Pests
Tags: borers, trees, natives
Answered: 03:56PM, 13 Nov 2017