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I have a sick looking bougainvillea, the leaves are yellowing and small. It is growing in poor soil in front of tanalised retaining posts for a few years, previously a good display. I have given it blood and bone, rooster booster and recently thrive and a product called vege grow purchased from Rogers, but not all at once. My last bougainvillea took sick and died In a similar position. Could it be poisoning from the retaining posts?
If so, does it mean all planting there would not thrive?
I recently planted spanish, ficus pimula and chinocloa there, will they survive?
Please advise thank you!
Rose

  • Rosemary Steer Steer asked 4 years ago
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Hi Rose

Thank you for your question. Bougainvillea will produce at it’s best with very little care. I am wondering if the history of feeding (even if not all at once) over such a few years has actually causing the problem. Treated timber will not affect it but overwatering since they are a hot loving plant can cause problems too. Try watering less and ceasing any feeding to see if your plant perks up.

Happy gardening

Maria – Palmers garden consultant

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