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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom Gb

planted a well established rhododendron last year It did'nt flower and now the leaves are turning yellow how do i treat this



iron chelate, sequestrine, any garden centre stocks acid loving plant feeds.

31 Aug, 2010


Sequestrene, as bizzby mentions - its an iron tonic, sounds like your soil is alkaline rather than acid, and rhododendrons hate alkaline soil. Water the sequestrene round the base twice a year, or dig it up, put it in a pot with ericaceous compost.

31 Aug, 2010


Most of Aberdeenshire has acidic soil... I wonder if this isn't the stress of the long very hard winter we had up here.

31 Aug, 2010


Well that's interesting MG, perhaps its not iron that's the problem. Guest, if your yellowing leaves are going completely yellow, that's iron shortage, but if they're going yellow between veins, that's magnesium deficiency.

31 Aug, 2010


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31 Aug, 2010

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