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Re: Strange Problem


Moles don't eat hosta? They eat the grubs that are the larvae for some pest.

At 10:57 PM 5/9/98 -0400, you wrote:
>I did dig the hosta and check the root system. I found no sign of crown
rot or
>any fungus whatsoever. The roots were in great condition, except for the fact
>that they were growing slow. I found no soft tissue anywhere and there was no
>presence of any foul odor. There was a problem with moles (not voles in this
>case) digging tunnels everywhere in my gardens, but that has been taken
care of.
>Weed and feed fertilizer was applied to the lawn but not anywhere near the
plant.
>
>Hope this clears up any grey areas.
>Thanks,
>Mike Groothuis
>zone 5
>Niles, MI
>
>Marekmohr wrote:
>
>> In a message dated 98-05-09 14:10:00 EDT, you write:
>>
>> << I have two H. sieboldiana 'Elegans' that are growing very strange this
>>  year. The leaves are a light blue green and half the size if the same
>>  variety next to it. The leaves also have the same number of veins but
>>  are just on much smaller leaves.  >>
>>
>> VEIN COUNT MEANS NOTHING....UNTIL THE PLANT NEARS MATURITY......LET ME
THINK
>> ABOUT THE REST.....
>>
>> DO YOU HAVE ANY TYPE OF VOLE  OR MICE PROBLEMS????  SOMETHING THAT COULD
HAVE
>> ATTACKED THE CROWN????
>>
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