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


Blond Bomb is fine.  And the regular Maxicrop is 1-0-4, that's the
soluble powder.  I use it on just about everything, just like the
greensand.   Seems to make a fine combo.  Jesse Rene', can you get
greensand up there or do I need to bring you some in October?


On 7/10/05, David Franzman <dfranzma@pacbell.net> wrote:
> I forgot to ask:  How is the Blond Bomb anyway?
> 
> David
> http://www.atouchofthetropics.net
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David Franzman" <dfranzma@pacbell.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Sunday, July 10, 2005 9:44 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Hib Help? Dave..are you there?
> 
> 
> > Hey Pam
> >
> > On any branch you want to keep you can count up three leaf nodes and cut
> > just above the leaf node or anywhere above that.  Shape it the way you
> > want it but always cut at a bias and never through the node.  Hibiscus
> > bloom on new growth so the more you prune the more branches you ultimately
> > have meaning the more flowers you will get.  But remember that when you
> > cut a branch you won't see flowers on that branch for a couple of months
> > so if you bring your plants in for the winter that's a good time to cut.
> > Or you can cut one branch at a time and allow the others to continue to
> > bloom.  Once the new  branches are in and budding cut another branch.
> >
> > Pam, what are the numbers on the Maxi you are using?  They have a few
> > formulations.  That stuff is popular in our area.  What are the
> > micro-nutrients?  Does it list them?
> >
> > David
> > http://www.atouchofthetropics.net
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Sunday, July 10, 2005 7:46 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] 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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> >>
> >> --
> >> Pam Evans
> >> Kemp TX
> >> zone 8A
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Kemp TX
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