hydrangea leaves yellow and spotted

Discussion in 'Hydrangea' started by tbva, Aug 13, 2005.

  1. tbva

    tbva New Seed

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    I have a new hydrangea (my first) and its new leaves look okay but later turn yellow and get rust colored spots on them. I suspect poor soil. There doesn't appear to be any insects. Plant is watered once or twice a week. Any help would be appreciated.
     



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  2. eileen

    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Hi there,

    Firstly a big welcome to GardenStew. Hope you find our forums informative and helpful. :D

    I don't know much about hydrangeas myself but I found a few websites that may help you out.

    www.hydrangeashydrangeas.com/

    www.helpfulgardener.com/hydrangea/2003/

    www.emmitsburg.net/gardens/articles/fre ... angeas.htm

    I would be inclined to think that your plants require a good feed and perhaps watering more often as the symptoms you describe are usually signs of some sort of soil or water deficiency.

    Hope you find the answer to you problem soon.
     
  3. PeggySuetheStew

    PeggySuetheStew Seedling

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    Hi tbva!
    Boy there are quite a few of us asking hydrangea questions, aren't there! Where are you? My hydrangea's need watering almost daily here, but it shows its signs of wilting when it is ready so you would probably know if you needed to water more frequently. I am also experiencing some leaves as you mentioned and know that I have neglected 'feeding' so will make a point to do that soon! They are beautiful, I hope yours does well!
    Peggy Sue