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What's Wrong with my Krossa Regal?

Posted by Gesila MI Z5 (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 25, 12 at 20:10

This got hit by the frost this spring. It's growing in full sun, but generally just looks sick. The second flush of leaves are looking like this:

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Thanks,

Gesila


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RE: What's Wrong with my Krossa Regal?

What do the backsides of the leaves look like?


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RE: What's Wrong with my Krossa Regal?

Here's the backside of a leaf:
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Here's another shot:
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RE: What's Wrong with my Krossa Regal?

That kind of looks like what's on my Cathedral Windows. The "guys" said they thought it was sun and stress.

bkay

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RE: What's Wrong with my Krossa Regal?

Hi Gesila,

Is there a bit of a mosaic pattern on some of the leaves or am I seeing things? I'm wondering if your hosta might be infected with impatiens necrotic spot virus which might explain the dead spotting. The dying edges could be from under-watering or over-watering. I don't think this is the same thing as the Cathedral Windows. I think the Cathedral Windows is just heat/drying damage - maybe there was an especially hot, dry wind one day that did a little damage there some time back and it is just now turning brown.

Sorry, but something doesn't look right with that Krossa Regal.

Chris


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