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Kiwi Jenny leaves falling

Why are the leaves falling from the bottom upwards on my Kiwi 'Jenny' This is the 4th year of growth and is currently 10 foot in height. I have sown in large pot in sunny location and watered. Grew very well during few good weeks but now all leaves are falling since the weather changed. Does this mean it will die as I it was a very sentimental gift and would be very disappointed to loose it at this stage. I fed with Growmore pellets a few weeks ago. Green Acres, Balla, Co Mayo Posted: 12/05/2011


It sounds like you have overdone the fertilizer during a time when the plant was aleady under stress with warm dry weather.

Water heavily a few times to wash out excess salts and do not feed until new growth is vigorous and then only liquid feed to a pot that is already well moist.


Sourcing outdoor grape vines

I would like to buy a grape vine suitable for growing outdoors. Could you suggest suitable varieties and possible suppliers. JanetS, Enniskerry, Co Wicklow Posted: 10/09/2008


If you go to Know-how: How to grow: Fruit: Growing grapes outdoors, you will find a range of varieties suggested.

Finding these to buy is another matter. These appear intermittently in garden centres, mainly in spring. 



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