hardy kiwi

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Hi everyone, I've had hardy kiwi plants for two years. This year it rained a lot more than usual.The kiwi plant leaves are turning brown around the edges,I can't see any insects or mold just brown edges. Any ideas? Daryll

-- Daryll (twincrk@hotmail.com), July 08, 2001


Hi Daryll, I think it might be fungus, or just plain stress. I would feed it with a good foliar feed like Medina Hasta Gro and also give it a shower with i tsp baking soda and some soap in a hose end sprayer. Good luck with it. I tried to grow kiwi and the grasshoppers ate it down to nothing....bummer.

-- Doreen (animalwaitress@yahoo.com), July 09, 2001.

Thanks Doreen, I took your advice and today it looks like the kiwi will make it. I think it was stress, the foliar feeding really made the difference. It has been in the high 90's for weeks here. Thanks again,Daryll

-- Daryll in NW FLA (twincrk@hotmail.com), July 15, 2001.

Yeah! Glad it is helping. It really makes me happy when I can help someone.....grin......

-- Dreen (bisquit@here.com), July 15, 2001.

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