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By Rob75

Spain Es

Hi,

I have a two potted plants which are in a bad way - a Madagascan Jasmine and a Bougainvillea. I am in the Med and they were doing well last summer but they were left over the winter only receiving water when it rained.

The images below are before and after - as you can see they are now dry and without and leaves.

Are they beyond rescue, if not any tips on the best way to save these plants.

Thanks in advance,

Rob.



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I can't add the 4th image showing the current state of the other plant, but like the other it is bone dry and looks lifeless!

Thanks,

Rob.

29 Jun, 2012

 

I'm sorry to say I think you can probably assume they're dead, but scrape back a bit of bark here and there - if its dead and dry inside, even near the base, they're goners.

29 Jun, 2012

 

The Madagascan Jasmine has some branches which still look like they may have some life in them - they're not bone dry and have some dry leaves which look recent.

Should I cut it back - any tips?

Thanks,

Rob.

29 Jun, 2012

 

Cut back to live wood - feed and water, and try to arrange something so that they're looked after when you're absent for periods of time. Fingers crossed for its survival...

29 Jun, 2012

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