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By Hank

Cheshire, United Kingdom Gb

Tatty bay tree

My wife grew this bay tree from a cutting she took many years ago. But I haven't a clue how to prune it back into shape. Can anyone help ? If so - please be specific, thanks.




Looks fine to me. Leave it another couple of weeks for the new growth to ripen a bit, then trim it carefully over to return to the neat ball shape. Then a good feed and all should be perfect

29 Jun, 2013


Thanks, W., but feed it with what ? Fish,blood and bone or comfrey juice ? Or something else entirely ? And should it be circular ?

29 Jun, 2013


And don't forget to dry the prunings - you'll have enough to give some away. It looks very healthy.

29 Jun, 2013


There's my favourite lass again, good point M.

30 Jun, 2013


Any good quality plant food. I use Vitax Q4, or a seaweed based liquid feed.

30 Jun, 2013


Hank - its S!!! I think you do it on porpoise.

30 Jun, 2013

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