ok what is Eleanor's VF-11

stevenwayne(6 sw)October 28, 2009

i mean i know what it is. i usally don't use any pesticices and all my fert are from my compost do you suggest that i use it ive been ready alot and people seem to swear by it also i have a ton of tropicals wondering if it will hel with those

i also have another question but know piont on doing two post

i bought a hoya kerrii on craigslist and it looked ok it had some black spots ive been watching it i think it is from the water but its starting to look a little worse it started to droop a lil although it is starting to through out buds so i mean it must be ok it is in the tiny pot it cam in i didn't want to change it till sping i mean its already has had some shock so let me know hwat you think on both

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I like VF-11 better than regular fertilizers, so yes, I would recommend it. As for your kerrii, it's hard to say what the problem is. If it's budding up, that doesn't necessarily mean it's ok as it's not uncommon for a failing plant to flower in kind of a last ditch effort to seed and live on that way. If it's drooping, I'd say it's not taking up water, so I would repot it. Kerrii has a pretty hefty root system, so if it's in a tiny pot, it may just need more room.

Denise in Omaha

    Bookmark   October 28, 2009 at 4:21PM
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okie_deb(6 OK. zip 737)

VF-11 is one of the best made plant products on the market today!
Heck yes try it and you will see for yourself. It is especially good for shocked or stressed plants when you trade or buy cuttings. I water with it on newly purchased potted plants too for any stress they might of incurred or have.
Fact being I water with it most every watering on the stable plants too! haha.
Take the plunge!,,,Debbie

    Bookmark   October 29, 2009 at 1:59AM
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I don't have any experience with VF-11, but in my knowledge it is not recommended/allowed to fertilize a stressed plant or cutting that don't have any roots.
Usually I don't fertilize any of my hoya's they satisfied with less then many other plants.

    Bookmark   October 31, 2009 at 12:01PM
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