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Brown edges on Hosta

Posted by hostalady_07 (My Page) on
Fri, Jun 15, 07 at 10:43

I live in Toronto, Ontario and I planted a Blue Angel Hosta about 3 weeks ago. It has since developed brown edges on all the leaves and a couple of holes on one leaf. Could this be due to stress or the strange weather we've been having in Toronto lately? I am desperately hoping my hosta doesn't have this HVX virus I've been hearing about...
Any information anyone can give me would be greatly appreciated!


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RE: Brown edges on Hosta

Brown edges sound like a water issue to me and definitely NOT like HVX. When the temperatures rise there will be greater need for water supplementation simply because it evaporates faster. A recent Hosta transplant needs to be watered in well regardless and with the whacky weather it spells trouble for new transplants. Water it, regularly, and I rather suspect you will see newer growth developing in about 3-4 weeks that will not show the brown edges.

Take a look at the link below to see what HVX looks like.

Here is a link that might be useful: HVX info


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RE: Brown edges on Hosta

  • Posted by ademink z6 Indianapolis (My Page) on
    Fri, Jun 15, 07 at 11:34

Definitely water issues...I completely agree. Those large leaves lend to accelerated transpiration. Water deeply two times a week!


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