From: Brown, Stephen

Sent: Friday, August 27, 2010 1:01 PM

To: Brown, Stephen

Subject: Brown's Plant File: Cocoplum Study; Two Videos/r

Attachments: Scorched Leaf Margins.JPG


Greetings All:

This time, Im asking for your help. I am doing a study on the effect of irrigation water on cocoplum. We have been noticing plants with burnt leaf margins. See attachment. If you have any such irrigated plants in your garden and you would like to share at least 16 ounces of your irrigation water with me, please let me know. Also, as a comparison, for those with perfect cocoplum plants, 16 ounces of irrigation water from your water source would also be appreciated. You may also send me pictures of your plant so as to confirm its condition.


The Latest Gardening Tip video clip is on how to grow bananas:


Lately, weve been having a lot of problems with dying Bismarck and latan palms caused by the palmetto weevil.

Here is a video clip from late last year on the subject.


Until next week!




Stephen H. Brown

Horticulture Program Leader

University of Florida/IFAS

3406 Palm Beach Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33916


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