ever had this happen?

rschlussAugust 14, 2010

I have two dahlias that are lush and green. They look wonderful, except for one thing... They no longer produce ray florets. When I bought them two years ago they made beautiful orange semi-cactus blooms, but now they only make green sepals.

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Poochella(7 WA)

See the thread below. Did your blooms look anything like that? I've since read it was probably a plant infected with Aster Yellows. The plant was fully developed, looked healthy til the buds opened.

Here is a link that might be useful: Possibly aster yellows

    Bookmark   August 15, 2010 at 12:57AM
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rschluss

thanks! that looks like it might be the case. This is three buds on two plants yesterday :(



    Bookmark   August 17, 2010 at 12:04PM
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