I have just found that I have a pot of lovely heucheras which are being eaten by vine weevil grubs .

This question was asked by
Julie M

I bought several Heuchera from you at Chatsworth Show.
They have vine weevil grubs and some other very fine white worm things in the compost.
I have taken the plants from their pot, soaked them in water overnight – which has left the grubs floating in the water.
I have got rid of the compost also. Can the plants be saved???? Thanks Julie

Hi Julie
That’s so annoying, isn’t it?
Just check that there are no vine weevil grubs in the roots
Sometimes, they burrow in and stay there.
Just to make sure it doesn’t happen again.
Soaking in water is a good idea as they don’t like it.
They will be fine to replant and should grow healthy again.
Make sure you wash the pot out, too, as well as replacing the compost.
They should be beautiful again as long as you get all the vine weevil.
We check all our at this time of year and do just what you have done
Hope that helps
Kind Regards Vicky

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Open days 2022

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Karen J


Are you planning any open days this year?

Many thanks

Karen J

Hi Karen
Yes we are but they will be bookable like last year, so we can manage numbers.
I will be adding them to be able to book next week hopefully!
It will be a small deposit, refundable on the day against purchases.
To help to stop people booking and not turning up (can be cancelled and deposit refunded before event if your not able to come )
Hope thats ok
Kind Regards Vicky

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Heuchera care

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Elaine W

Please could you tell me how I can keep my Heucheras in tip top condition and what soil I should plant them in and the type of feed I should give them please. I just love them!
Thank you

Elaine Williams

Hi Elaine
Pleased you love them.
So ….
Any reasonable well drained soil
Don’t over feed ..we sell loos poo Heuchera feed and slow release which are perfect.
Pale leaves need more shade
Dont like being water logged
Dont cut back in the autumn wait for spring to tidy them up
Use nematodes in August and September to help to keep the vine weevils away
Hope that helps
Kind Regards Vicky

Lou’s Poo Heuchera, Heucherella & Tiarella Feed (SKU18421)

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