Black Boy - Sick?

yasmin_nativeJanuary 14, 2007

12 months ago I purchased 4 Blackboys (2large, 2 small). All are doing well, infact flowering after being transplanted only 12 months ago except for one. Around about Oct one of the large Black Boys started to look like to was drying out. All its stems starting turning yellow and dropping, so I cut them back. It has remaind the same since and then the past fortnight the top is now curling and looks like it has a sticky residue on it. What is this Balck Boy doing? Is it dying off, re-stimulating itself for growth. I thought these were pretty tough plants? Can anyone provide any advice as to what is happening and what should I do - dig it out or keep it, feed it? HELP!!!

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nankeen(z8b Portland OR)

Hi Yasmin,
If you are refering to Xanthorrhoea, I think you meant to post on the forum below.

Best,
Ross

Here is a link that might be useful: Australian Native Plants Forum

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