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Answer: Hi Grant, Thank you for contacting Yates. Unfortunately the product Mavrik is not registered for sooty mould. To control, try ‘Yates Nature&#...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Answered: 02:40PM, 27 May 2019
Answer: Hi Nick, Thank you for contacting Yates. Once a week watering sounds good over winter. Looks like the plant will need a good boost of fertiliser t...
Category: General
Answered: 02:53PM, 27 May 2019
Answer: Hi Jacky, Thank you for contacting Yates. Could you please provide us with a clear photo of the whole plant and another clear close-up photo of th...
Category: Diseases
Tags: red leaf, rhubarb
Answered: 10:56AM, 27 May 2019
Answer: Hi Tim, Thank you for contacting Yates. Bamboo is an evergreen perennial, however, it will shed some leaves during the cooler months if growing out...
Answered: 09:47AM, 27 May 2019
Answer: Hi Emily, Thank you for contacting Yates. Eranthemum’s prefer a slightly acidic, fertile, moist but very well-drained soil. To improve soils ...
Answered: 03:36PM, 23 May 2019