MGs going wacky

bluebars(7 MD)August 10, 2007

Major disappointment. My first MGs ever, started out really well. What's happening now? Some leaves look perfect, but most are going wacky. No sign of spider mites at all, just distorted leaves, and no hint of flower buds anywhere. WAAAAH!

Sign me "Very Blue"

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
oxmyx(6)

How is the rain situation in Maryland? Sometines in periods of drought, the nitrates in the soil can become a bit on the high side, if the plants were well fed or composted.
From the pictures, it looks like "the claw" A sign of temporary nutrient excess, epecially nitrogen.

This will remedy itself after a rain or watering.

Otherwise, has to be some type ove pest.

    Bookmark   August 10, 2007 at 10:09AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ron_convolvulaceae

bluebars --The type of leaf distortion shown in your photos may resolve by itsself but is often seen when the plant becomes infected with a virus...
the virus causes the leaf tissue inbetween the main veins to grow at a different rate than the main vein tissue which results in the type of distortion that you see on your leaves...

TTY,...

Ron

    Bookmark   August 11, 2007 at 5:23PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
bluebars(7 MD)

What are the possibilities of lawn chemicals causing this, even though these are isolated in planters? (I will have to find out what they have been using.)
BlueBars

    Bookmark   August 14, 2007 at 2:03PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Looking for vine seeds
Hi! We are looking for vine seeds (flower) for a garden...
countryladies14
Pruning
Need to do a hard prune on my hybrid honeysuckle vine....can...
Pam Merrill
What is going on with this pothos plant?
I bought a beautiful verigated pothos a few weeks ago...
Avantika
Overgrown - I think honeysuckle but not sure...
I have a fence in the backyard that hasn't been tended...
Matthew Williams
spacing for coral honeysuckle grown against a trellis
Hello! I know that vines trained up a vertical surface...
Kristin
Sponsored Products
Compamia ISP047-WHI Dolce Resin Outdoor Armchair - White - Set of 4 - ISP047-WHI
$356.99 | Hayneedle
On The Go Serving Cart
$298.99 | Dot & Bo
Serena & Lily Fox Pillow Cover
Serena & Lily
67" Lenci Acrylic Pedestal Tub
Signature Hardware
Dyson Dyzolv Spot Rug Cleaner
$12.50 | FRONTGATE
Pearl White 45-inch Beige Fabric Upholstered Bench
Overstock.com
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™