Leaves turning Red on Lemon Balm & Catmint

equinecpa(4)July 2, 2013

I have a lemon balm and catmint newly planted this year. Many of their leaves are turned red with brown spots. I plucked off the affected leaves from my lemon balm this morning and have attached a picture of them.

I garden at 8800' so was wondering if this is a pest or perhaps sun burn?

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fatamorgana2121(Zone 5/6)

Too much cold or rain recently?

FataMorgana

    Bookmark   July 5, 2013 at 2:12PM
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lenahall(7b)

i saw the same thing on my catmint! and yes, we have had a ridiculously wet spring/winter here in nw georgia.
so this isn't a dire situation, right?

    Bookmark   July 5, 2013 at 4:36PM
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fatamorgana2121(Zone 5/6)

I would expect the plant to recover/get green when the weather gets more normal.

FataMorgana

    Bookmark   July 6, 2013 at 6:19PM
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