Fennel

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Daisy

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Fennel
« on: July 22, 2013, 09:04:27 AM »
I have two bronze fennels near each other. This is their fourth year.
One of them is fine and healthy, but the other has very recently started to die back.
I doesn't have any insects on it, but darker, dead patches appear on the stem and then the whole stem dies back.


001 by Daisyincrete, on Flickr


002 by Daisyincrete, on Flickr

I shall dig it out, but I am wary of planting another in the same spot.
What do you think?
Daisy :)
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Trevor Australis

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Re: Fennel
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2013, 02:04:46 AM »
Coud the cause be heat reflected of the white wall behind the fennel? tn
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