Avatar for Jmcc3497
May 21, 2018 3:38 PM CST
Thread OP

Here is a pic of Frostproof gardenias planted last year. Came through the winter with one getting yellow leaves and falling of. then started on the adjacent one and then the next one....I have tried an Iron fortified fertilizer, insecticide, fungicide. Any help appreciated. The pic is of the worst one, so far. I live in mid Alabama.
Thumb of 2018-05-21/Jmcc3497/d8c904
Image
May 22, 2018 12:31 PM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL @--`--,----- 🌹 (Zone 8b)
Region: United States of America Houseplants Overwinters Tender Plants Indoors Garden Sages Plant Identifier Garden Ideas: Level 2
Organic Gardener Composter Miniature Gardening Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Butterflies Hummingbirder
It looks like something is causing chlorosis. Were the treatments you mentioned applied after your shrub started looking poorly, or before? I don't do anything for Gardenias beyond water them if it hasn't rained for a few weeks, and put an occasional banana peel at the base. I would probably pull back the leaves & pine needles away from the base/crown of this plant. Is there landscape fabric covering this area? Did you use weed'n'feed nearby?

https://www.gardenmyths.com/ch...
The golden rule: Do to others only that which you would have done to you.
👀😁😂 - SMILE! -☺😎☻☮👌✌∞☯
The only way to succeed is to try!
🐣🐦🐔🍯🐾🌺🌻🌸🌼🌹
The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The 2nd best time is now. (-Unknown)
👒🎄👣🏡🍃🍂🌾🌿🍁❦❧🍁🍂🌽❀☀ ☕👓🐝
Try to be more valuable than a bad example.
Avatar for Jmcc3497
May 22, 2018 6:33 PM CST
Thread OP

I tried the aforementioned treatments after I noticed the yellowing was moving on the the adjacent plants. There is no fabric around them and no weed and feed.
You must first create a username and login before you can reply to this thread.
  • Started by: Jmcc3497
  • Replies: 2, views: 1,613
Member Login:

( No account? Join now! )

Today's site banner is by Vals_Garden and is called "Bee and Moonfire"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.