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Ivy woes

Ivy woes
Posted by Nan from Wi/4 on 2001-03-20 14:32:02

OK...after answering to other's Ivy
woes...I now have my own! I usually
have great luck with ivy...I grow a
large windowbox type planter full of
different varieties near my entryway,
where they're nice and cool...they grow
like mad, no pest or problems.
However, I recently bought a new ivy
addition, and despite new growth, it's
leaves are turning brown at the edges
and yellow inside those edges
(gradually) - does anyone have an idea
what could be causing this? I'd like
to put this one in the planter with my
other ivies, but hesitate to do so if
there's a problem (which there
obviously is!)
  • ivy
    Posted by Will Creed from NYC on 2001-03-20 18:39:12

    If the new growth leaves are
    discoloring, then you have some kind of
    root/soil/watering problem. If it is
    just older leaves that are discoloring,
    then it may be an acclimating problem.

    http://horthelp.homestead.com

    • Thanks!
      Posted by Nan from on 2001-03-23 14:55:48

      Quoting Will Creed: ------------
      -If the new growth leaves are
      -discoloring, then you have some kind
      of
      -root/soil/watering problem. If it is
      -just older leaves that are
      discoloring,
      -then it may be an acclimating problem.
      Thanks, Will! I'll be popping that ivy
      out of it's pot, then and check the
      soil/roots. Some of the plants at that
      particular store (a grocery) didn't
      look incredibly healthy. Hadn't seen
      you post in awhile...nice to 'see you'
      again! Thanks again for your advice!
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