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 Post subject: Black currant advice?
PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2012 11:38 pm 
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Since early April, I've had a black currant in a giant pot on my balcony. It's always been the 'strongest' of my balcony plants - it shoots p 4-5cm per week, has been dark green and looked really healthy, etc. The last few days I noticed the leaves starting to turn yellow. Today, a few of them have red spots. Most of the leaves have 'turned down', too, so instead of looking super healthy and vibrant, it looks a bit sickly. The drainage is ok. The soil's the same as it's been (neither too wet nor dry). It rains a bit each day, so I mostly let nature water it, but the last week it's been above 25C in the early morning, so I started watering it a bit in the early morning and evening to compensate for that.


If anyone has advice, even on googling terms, I'd love it. Thanks!

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 Post subject: Re: Black currant advice?
PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2012 6:05 am 
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i have no advice for your blackcurrant- just jealousy!!
is it getting rootbound?

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 Post subject: Re: Black currant advice?
PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2012 6:07 am 
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What does rootbound mean? (Not enough space?)

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 Post subject: Re: Black currant advice?
PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2012 7:58 am 
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exactly. if i remember right currants are really a bush, right? they might want to be getting deeper roots or something. (i obviously have no idea what the hell im talking about, since just now i saw you said giant pot.)

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 Post subject: Re: Black currant advice?
PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2012 8:10 am 
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np - i'm happy for any discussion. afaik, i've already got the largest pot you can buy. well, the largest pot the local garden centres carry. i'm not sure i can find bigger. but yeah, it's definitely a bush.

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