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By Ostrich

East northants, United Kingdom Gb

I have a young Daphne Odora (1st year in flower) in a tub. Its leaves are all yellow, not falling off or looking unhealthy in any way. I don't think the leaves have changed colour, so I am asking is there a variety that has yellow leaves? If not can I reverse this by feeding...if so what please?
It retained its leave all winter.
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you do get variegated yellow and green leaves. If it has always been yellow then that's fine but I suspect it needs a feed. Give it all purpose feed as yellowing leaves can be a sign of several mineral deficiencies, boron and magnesium in particular. A teaspoon of Epsom salts is also a good green-up tonic.

23 Mar, 2020


Thanks. I did think that ...I've got liquid seaweed which I think may have most nutrients? Other option is "Grow More", will have a look what's in them .

24 Mar, 2020


You can also get special ericaceous feed which is like small blue granules. I add a good handful to the base of my camellia and daphne odora which is beautiful right now and smells gorgeous.

26 Mar, 2020

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