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laidbackdood

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Deficiency
« on: September 21, 2020, 10:14:36 AM »
Is this Iron deficiency? my soil is very sandy but i have been adding organics to it for some time.


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Re: Deficiency
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2020, 09:08:38 PM »
Mercy sakes. Have you tried just watering it with some miracle grow? That and some Osmocote should help whatever is ailing it.

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Re: Deficiency
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2020, 10:51:08 AM »
Looks more like a Manganese deficiency.  Manganese deficiency is common in newer leaves, but the tree normally cures the deficiency on it own.  This type of deficiency is not all that uncommon.  You can treat it if you wish, but I would do nothing and just wait and watch it.

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Re: Deficiency
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2020, 08:30:19 PM »
Thanks millet...I thought it strange because i look after them and feed and water them correctly.....I know sandy soils have their pros and cons.

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Re: Deficiency
« Reply #4 on: September 29, 2020, 04:22:06 AM »
Manganese deficiency seems likely but Zn and Mg deficiencies can look similar. Zn and manganese are often applied together but often its a sign something else is going on.

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Re: Deficiency
« Reply #5 on: September 29, 2020, 10:34:19 AM »
Mike T is correct.  A zinc deficiency looks like manganese deficiency on newest leaves, but zinc deficiency have dwarf leaves.

 

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