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Re: rapid increasers

Dan et al.,
What are the symptoms of Southern Blight?


At 11:15 PM 8/25/98 -0400, you wrote:
>Clyde and all,
>My Ming Treasure is growing in full sun until 1 in the afternoon. It was
>planted as a TC liner last August and grew very little last year. It now has
>3 nice divisions and two flower scapes. I water by hand every few days when
>I water Aphrodite and plantaginea which are in even more sun. No leaf burn
>from the sun. I also have used Peters fert several times(3or4) this season.
>I believe the best way to grow hostas large and fast is to grow them in as
>much sun as they can take without leaf scorch, water often, use some fert.
>and watch out for organic material around the crown which can lead to
>Southern Blight.
>I read something on the web the other day about Southern Blight I would like
>to share.
>Southern Blight can be expected to show up about a week after you have 3
>days above 95 degrees F. and then get rain or irrigate. These conditions are
>perfect for the fungus to start its life cycle. Of course the fungus must be
>in your garden in a dormant state to begin with. I also read that Southern
>Blight lives on organic material as well as living plant tissue. This may be
>why organic mulch and Southern Blight seem to be connected. In my garden
>wood chip mulch and Southern Blight do seem to have a relationship.
>Dan Nelson
>Bridgeville DE
>zone 7
>-----Original Message-----
>From: CCREDUX@aol.com <CCREDUX@aol.com>
>To: hosta-open@mallorn.com <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
>Date: Monday, August 24, 1998 9:05 PM
>Subject: Re: rapid increasers
>>In a message dated 8/24/1998 5:32:28 PM Central Daylight Time,
>>sussextreeinc@ce.net writes:
>><< Diamond Tiara, Chinese Sunrise, Kabitan, Krossa Regal, Van Wade, p. Ming
>> Treasure,  and lots more.
>> And most hostas you give a lot of sun, water and fert to. >>
>>I agree, with the exception of Ming Treasure. Dan, in what kind of light is
>>yours growing? Do you fert. it heavily? Is your plant a TC or OS?
>>I think Dan makes a good point---grow them in as much sun as they will
>>(BTW, I have found that King Tut does not do well for me in a lot of
>>sun;although, right next to it is White Vision, which is a great gold, that
>>thrives in sun.)
>>Clyde Crockett z5 Indy IN
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