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Jun 9, 2020 10:15 AM CST
Blackpool ,Lancashire, united
Hi I have two Kumquat trees,, we had strong winds in the uk 🇬🇧 and all the leaves have now come off... what should I do ? Are they dead?anything I can do ? Shall I bring them indoors ? Please help thanks
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Jun 9, 2020 11:16 AM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Can you post some photos? Strong winds should not have taken all the leaves off your Kumquats.
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Jun 9, 2020 1:37 PM CST
Blackpool ,Lancashire, united
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Jun 9, 2020 1:44 PM CST
Blackpool ,Lancashire, united
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Jun 9, 2020 2:01 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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I imagine the soil got too dry during the wind causing the leaves to fall off. The container is not very large and only half full of potting soil. Keep the roots damp, the leaves will grow back.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost

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Webmaster: osnnv.org
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Jun 9, 2020 2:19 PM CST
Blackpool ,Lancashire, united
Thanks @Daisyl. You mentioned the container was only half full and not very large.. should I put more soil or repot ? Thanks for your help
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Jun 9, 2020 4:29 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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If you can gently lift the root ball and add soil underneath, that would be perfect. Don't add any soil to the top of the root ball.

PS: Tip the container on its side to slide the rootball out without disturbing it. Add soil to the pot and place the rootball back on top.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost

President: Orchid Society of Northern Nevada
Webmaster: osnnv.org
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Jun 9, 2020 4:47 PM CST
Blackpool ,Lancashire, united
I will do that tomorrow Thank You! so much for your help
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