stunted hydrangea

juanital(5b/6a OH)July 13, 2010

Not sure if it needs transplanted, divided or if it was the cold winter that stunted growth this year. Usually it is 2-3 times bigger than this. It's on the north side of house, mostly morning sun. A variegated lacecap, actually I've forgotten the full name. and it is about 5 years old...Any suggestions what I need to do?

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IanW Zone 5 Ont. Can.

looks like winter die-back....try to protect the stems this winter with dried leaves mounded up around the canes.

Ian

    Bookmark   July 14, 2010 at 4:14AM
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juanital(5b/6a OH)

So it was winter that was a little harsh that may have stunted it? I had been cutting it back every year but wasnt sure if I should have it cut it back as it had buds on it, so I left it. That is for blooms the following year??? It filled in nice n tall with beautiful leaves and just a few buds before, that bloomed. Thank you much Ian!

    Bookmark   July 14, 2010 at 12:07PM
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