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Re: dying hosta


I am having the same problem for the 1st time. What I was told to do is:

1) dig up plant and wash thoroughly- (possible contamination in soil)

2) Bonomyl- is a fungiside- you should be able to find it at any decent
garden center

        mix a solution as instructions read- don't over do it!!
        Dip plant- don't leave in solution

3) plant in a pot or a bed that is away from plants not showing any
signs of Crown Rot

I hope this helps. So far, I have 5 plants effected. One is toast I
think, 2 are new this year and 2 were new last year. All plants effected
were in a bed (different locations) about 40' long. IMO it was either
the weather this year or the something in the mulch I put in (or both).
One observation that I have is all were large cultivars (Robert Frost,
Komodo Dragon, Sea Grotto, Tenryu and Green Sheen).

Ray W z5
Mentor, Ohio

"Eckenrod, Rob" wrote:

> Hello all,
> I'm new to hosta, have never had a sick one until now.
> My 2 year old GREAT EXPECTATIONS, my favorite, is looking terrible.
> Most of the leaves have turned tan or at least a very light brown.
> A little tug will seperate them at the crown.
> Is this the dreaded rot?
> Any hope for salvaging it or recovery?
> Rob Eckenrod
> Johnstown, PA
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