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Re: Curry Leaves
« Reply #40 on: August 04, 2019, 09:47 AM »
So my curry leaf tree had started to grow, most likely through feeding and misting as well.  But I have found a few days ago that the growing tip was broken (dunno how) and has died....will it keep on growing do you think??  Either sprouting from the same place or from elsewhere?

Hi VT

The top of my plant was knocked off by a football which created a fork and new growth, so your plant should be fine, keep feeding it each time you water during the summer and back off from Oct and then just prevent the soil from drying out.

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Re: Curry Leaves
« Reply #41 on: August 09, 2019, 04:25 PM »
Good o'le Sunny Surrey


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Re: Curry Leaves
« Reply #42 on: September 12, 2019, 06:05 PM »
My son has an 'App' that identifies most plants and I have asked him to identify my Bay Leaf Bush, the next time he is over (I aquired a small bush cutting from a very old family friend).  I recently read on here that some are ok and some are Poisonous!  I have not harvested any leaves yet, as you can tell from the fact I am still here!

Very wise — (European) bay is always laurel, but laurel is not always bay.    Laurus nobilis *(the common bay tree) is, of course, edible (well, the leaves and berries at least) but there are many trees worldwide with foliage similar to Laurus nobilis that gain the local vernacular name of "laurel" whilst in fact being something completely different and often poisonous.

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Interesting; wasn't it the deadly doings of A Pocket Full of Rye?

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Re: Curry Leaves
« Reply #43 on: September 17, 2019, 01:38 PM »
Hi Micky - thanks for this.  It is sprouting new growth so I may get another couple of small branches this year....there is no denying that they grow slowly - yours is a monster compared to mine :)


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Re: Curry Leaves
« Reply #44 on: September 17, 2019, 07:27 PM »
your welcome Vino, remember cutting back in the spring will promote new growth, as does cutting back during the summer, misting the leaves with citrus food in the water is like taking an aspirin via IV instead of swallowing it, and bugs don't like wet leaves ;)


 

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