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  1. mrchips

    mrchips Apprentice Gardener

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    Anyone id these seeds, they came in a sealed moisture resisting envelope with cordom printed on it but a google search hasn't revealed what they might be!
    20190610_142839_resized.jpg That's a maltezer beside them to give an idea of size.

    Also, any idea what might be doing this to my Sunflowers!
    [​IMG]. I have some slug pellets around them and all I have seen on plant is ants!

    And lastly (for now) what's likely to be causing this destruction of the leaves on my miniature cherry tree?
    [​IMG] I have kept it well watered. It's in a pot bigger than that recommended by the supplier (Suttons). I did find some small black bugs on it a few weeks ago but a soapy water spray has dealt with them.
     

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    mazambo Super Gardener

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    The cherry could be over watered, i believe they prefer dryish soil, and as I've finally understood this year a bigger pot isn't always better, a bigger pot holds more water so it's a bit like putting plant in a bucket of water instead of a saucer of water if you know what I mean.
     
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      Perki Super Gardener

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      Your seeds may be tomato seeds thats if it were a typo cordon instead cordom, I can't see them though picture to small.

      Sunflower slug damage, ants don't eat plant leafs.

      how much are you watering the cherry tree and how much bigger is the pot ?
       
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      mrchips Apprentice Gardener

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      Definitely Cordom. See image.
      Better pic [​IMG]

      The pot the tree came in was said to be suitable for three years, I have put it in an pot at least three times the size on receiving the tree.

      I suspected slugs, the place is rife with them, hence I surrounded the plant with pellets (which I don't really like using). Thanks for your comments.
       

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      They are cornflower seeds probably the hardy annual.

      With sunflowers and other plants the slugs like I grow them on until they are quite big and don't have much soft growth lower down the slugs like to munch on.
       
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      Ah! That is a definite possibility, cornflowers, I thought I'd used them all up! Thanks for that and the the slug comment. Sadly slugs grow very well in our damp (wet) welsh climate.
       
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      Your seeds defo look like cornflower seeds to me as well as @Perki has said..
       
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      Scrungee Well known for it

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      CORnflower DOuble Mixed?
       
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