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Fatsia help!

Discussion in 'General Gardening Discussion' started by nat, May 8, 2005.

  1. nat

    nat Apprentice Gardener

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    i have a fatsia, and it's been in my garden for about 2 years now. The problem is that it's very small. Alot of the leaves look very unhealthy. My friends is about 2 times the size of mine and i would like some help as to why it is this unhealthy.
     
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    pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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    Yellow leaves are common on fatsia, sometimes they dont get going very well.
    Was it potbound when you planted it? If so then the roots probably haven't established. Try feeding regularly all through the summer.
     
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    nat Apprentice Gardener

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    Many thanks!! hopefully the leaves will recover over summer.
     
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    Toptaff Apprentice Gardener

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    Fatsias can sometimes suffer iron deprivation.A hit of 'sequestrene' may perk it up...it perked mine up & it was looking decidedly peaky ,with yellowing leaves & rather pitiful growth(considering what a monster it can be once it's established!)
     
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    pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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    nat and Toptaff, am I seeing double, have you both got the same avitar. Good looking pair aint yer. [​IMG]

    [ May 09, 2005, 09:11 PM: Message edited by: pete2255 ]
     
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    nat Apprentice Gardener

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    lol y thank you! i have been dieting!!!!
     
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