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Re: ceanothus losing leaves
  • Subject: Re: ceanothus losing leaves
  • From: "Christopher P. Lindsey" <1002@rewrite.hort.net>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2014 23:09:37 -0500 (CDT)

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Theresa G" <3a6a532b1@rewrite.hort.net>
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Sent: Friday, August 15, 2014 10:20:02 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] ceanothus losing leaves
> Any ideas about why my ceanothus Ray Hartman is dropping leaves? It
> is a young plant, but had been in the ground for more than a year.
> It seems to be getting enough water. Leaves are turning yellowish
> and eventually dropping. Slowly happening, and still has lots of
> leaves, but bare spot now. Ideas?

Hi Theresa,

It's not hardy for me here so I've never grown it, but I think
it's very susceptible to root rot.

How's the drainage there?  This article about Ceanothus was
interesting to me:


The second-to-last photo is right above a section that talks about
watering and Ceanothus, if that helps.


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