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Peony leaves yellowing - why?

Posted by pitimpinai z5 Chicago (My Page) on
Sat, Jun 18, 05 at 21:57

My 15 year old clump does not look good at all this year. The leaves are yellowing. The clump did not grow to its usual height. It did not produce as many blooms either. I fed it with manure last fall. What's going wrong?


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RE: Peony leaves yellowing - why?

What knod of manure?


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RE: Peony leaves yellowing - why?

Cricket manure with a mixture of bone meal, etc. . Got it from Brent & Becky's bulbs.


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RE: Peony leaves yellowing - why?

It is probably the things you added that turned the leaves yellow. I have discovered that peonies don't need much, if any, fertilizer. I put Miracle-Gro fertilizer on my peonies several times last year, and it turned the leaves yellow, too! I haven't used any fertilizer on them this year, and they are now back to normal.


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