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By Hywel

Carmarthenshire, Wales Wal

How can I prevent the lower leaves on my mums from shrivelling up and dying. Every year they look daft with leaves on the top only.

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It looks like they need more consistent feeding, possibly with a higher nitrogen food, if you are using a"bloom buster" type plant food.

18 Sep, 2017


Thanks. I never feed them. I'll be sure to do it next year.

19 Sep, 2017


They often do this contained in a pot, its never much of a problem in the ground. Is it possible they're potbound, there's a lot of stems in that pot?

19 Sep, 2017


Thank you. I repotted them into fresh compost in the spring and kept them in a cold frame. Maybe they need bigger pots and to be outside. I don't put them in the ground because they get eaten by slugs.

19 Sep, 2017

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