Questions tagged: what is the cause

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Kelly
Answer: Hi Kelly, From looking at the photo you have sent, I don’t think the problem presents itself as a pest problem. The tips of the leaves appea...
Answered: 04:37PM, 15 Oct 2012
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Ossie
Answer: Hi Ossie, From what you have described, it appears that the flowers on your zucchini plants have not been properly pollinated. If you can attract ...
Answered: 04:31PM, 08 Jan 2013
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Brian
Answer: Hi Brian, You might like to look inside those buds that have fallen to see if there are any small black beetles inside. The hibiscus flower beetle...
Answered: 03:53PM, 18 Jan 2013
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Colleen
Answer: Hi Colleen, No, it is not normal for your sasanqua camellia to be shedding leaves at this time of the year. Is there any damage on the leaves befo...
Answered: 10:25AM, 01 Oct 2013
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Rebecca
Answer: Hi Rebecca, What a shame your passionfruit vines have suddendly died like this. It could have resulted from a drainage problem. Passionfruit can s...
Answered: 10:19AM, 17 Jan 2014
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Judith
Answer: Hi Judith, Without seeing the plant it is difficult to know what has caused your silverbeet to wilt. Could the white creamy balls be eggs? As wel...
Answered: 11:49AM, 22 Jan 2014
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yvonne
Answer: Hi Yvonne, What a shame your Mandavillias are not happy and are dropping their leaves. The leaves could well have rust on them. This fungus is pre...
Answered: 04:00PM, 23 Jan 2014
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Sharon
Answer: Hi Sharon. Sorry to hear that your plants are not doing so well. It is difficult to know what has happened with your Polygalas. What you might li...
Answered: 02:30PM, 12 Mar 2014
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Bianca
Answer: Hi Bianca, There may be a sap sucking insect present on your hibiscus that is causing the leaves to curl. Check out your plant to see if there are...
Answered: 04:20PM, 13 May 2014
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Peter
Answer: Hi Peter, How wonderful to have such an aged magnolia growing in your garden. It has obviously been quite happy growing in the same spot for all of...
Answered: 09:37AM, 29 May 2014
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mike
Answer: Hi Mike, Thank you for attaching the photo. Even though Magnolia ‘Little Gem’ flower during the summer/autumn months, the fact that you...
Answered: 04:08PM, 29 May 2014
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Ryan
Answer: Hi Ryan, Oh dear, it does look like some creature has stripped the bark from the limbs of your lemon tree. Snails can do this. All is not lost. W...
Answered: 04:33PM, 18 Aug 2014
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nina
Answer: Hi Nina, Could it be that there is an infestation of mealbug present on your ribbon grass. This is a sap sucking insect which can do a lot of damag...
Answered: 02:21PM, 20 Aug 2014
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mark
Answer: Hi Mark, What a pity your lillypilly has gone into some kind of decline. Without seeing the tree it is difficult to know what the problem may be. ...
Answered: 11:39AM, 23 Dec 2014
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AD
Answer: Hi Ad, It is likely your plant has been infected by a bacteria causing the leaf to become distorted and brown and dry in parts. The best method of ...
Answered: 10:32AM, 26 May 2015
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kerry
Answer: Hi Kerry, It is disappointing when one plant is a hedge is affected spoiling the whole effect of the hedge. Without seeing the plant, it is difficu...
Answered: 11:07AM, 26 May 2015