Green foliage going yellow

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Green foliage going yellow

Postby Primrose » Wed May 24, 2017 7:10 pm

Advice please! The foliage on my young tomato plants and climbing beans seems to be gradually turning more yellow instead of the healthy dark green it should be and I suspect this is a soil/mineral deficiency of some kind. Because of shortage of growing space I alternate their positions In the border every year and they grow with their roots in a trench of compost.

I've given the soil a dressing of chicken manure pellets but can anybody suggest something to restore the foliage to a healthier dark green colour . Neighbour's big shrubbery with roaming roots on the other side of the fence probably isn,t helping health of the soil despite my own efforts to improve it. :(
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Re: Green foliage going yellow

Postby Westi » Wed May 24, 2017 8:05 pm

Hi Primrose!

Maybe a foliar seaweed feed? Don't really know but it always seems to perk up my wee plants & older guys!
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Re: Green foliage going yellow

Postby Pa Snip » Wed May 24, 2017 9:15 pm

Dose of Epsom Salts ........................................... not joking. Diluted Feed to base of plants
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Re: Green foliage going yellow

Postby Monika » Wed May 24, 2017 9:18 pm

I agree with Pa snip. A foliar spray with Epsom salt will also help but it's not a quick solution. Too much watering could be another cause.
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