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Fuchsias: phytotoxicity ??

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Chiefers53
66083
United States

May 31, 2012
1:17 AM

Post #9145690

Starting to see some deformities in the new growth on my Dark Eyes :-( They were transplanted about three weeks ago.I first used homemade garlic spray...but first did a 24 hr test sample on a small part of one plant and there was no reaction...then five days later I sprayed them with neem oil. I also trimmed back two sets of leaves per branch to make it bushier. What should I do next? Should I cut off the bad leaves? I'm trying to up load a picture too. Thx!

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PedricksCorner
Freedom, CA
(Zone 9b)

June 2, 2012
11:55 PM

Post #9149881

If you are doing battle with the gall mite, then it is also very important to feed on a regular schedule. Use half strentgh solutions of fertilizer and feed every 7 days. You need to use a spray that can kill the mites. It will be worth it. Dark Eyes is a hanging basket, isn't it? I only collect upright fuchsias.
Chiefers53
66083
United States

June 5, 2012
8:32 PM

Post #9154021

Yes it is in a hanging basket...but what kind of spray for mites would you recommend? Today I found a baby worm crawling on a branch, maybe an army worm.

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