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Re: Hib Help? Dave..are you there?


David - I have been giving mine greensand and kelp (Maxicrop). 
Nothing stronger and it seems to like it very much.  Would be
interested to hear the pruning tips though, mine's getting a tad
leggy.
TIA

On 7/10/05, David Franzman <dfranzma@pacbell.net> wrote:
> Hi Ceres
> 
> That sounds like tip die-off.  When you lose your leaves from the top down
> look at the wood.  Is it discolored or spongy?  It's a fungus and you need
> to cut that off low enough until you get green wood.  I get that in the
> winter when we have the majority of the rain and it's cool.  For me it's the
> same fungus as what you might find in a refrigerator...botritis.  (sp)  The
> sooner you cut that off and can keep the newly cut ends from staying wet the
> better off you will be.  It can eventually kill off your plant.
> 
> David
> http://www.atouchofthetropics.net
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Sunday, July 10, 2005 5:41 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Hib Help? Dave..are you there?
> 
> 
> > In a message dated 7/10/05 5:08:09 PM, dfranzma@pacbell.net writes:
> >
> > <<   We'll talk about pruning sometime in the near future as that is
> >
> > important to making more branches which will give you more flowers.  Also,
> >
> > we need to talk about what to do so that you don't loose your leaves
> > during
> >
> > the change of seasons.  What are you feeding with and how much sun is it
> >
> > getting? >>
> >
> > David, I need this infor also.  I lost my leaves on my H std this spring
> > after taking it outdoors and now I have foliage on the trunk and new at
> > the soil
> > line but none on the top branches.  Guess I need to cut the top off?
> >    Ceres
> >
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Kemp TX
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