Raspberry Bush -) Brown leaves?

adamrwolfeMay 13, 2013

Hello all!

I bought this raspberry bush at the Green Thumb fest on 4/27. I keep it on my patio that gets full sun for about 8-10 hrs a day. I repotted it in a slightly larger pot and mixed in some Garden Magic nutrients in unfertillized soil/ mixed half and half with sphagnum peat moss. I fed it some Garden Magic fertilizer (about 1/2 cup). on top around the roots. I water he plant about once a week right now. It has decent drainage. ph is about 7. There appears to be some brown leaves. Does this look healthy? ANY ADVISE IS MUCH APPRECOATED!

Adam Wolfe

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    Bookmark   May 13, 2013 at 8:31PM
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    Bookmark   May 13, 2013 at 8:33PM
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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL

Sounds like the same situation as the berry bush. Roots are suffocating/rotting. Possible fertilizer OD.

    Bookmark   May 15, 2013 at 5:18PM
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Hmm. I don't usually put raspberries and Florida in the same thought...
A quick search indicated that they may be grown as an annual there...or, perhaps that some of the fall-bearers might work.

Drainage issues, soil too wet, too dry, too-wild swings between the two extremes, fertilizer burn...

    Bookmark   August 13, 2013 at 3:00PM
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