bouganvillea - Knowledgebase Question

Rolling Hills Estates, Ca
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Question by hudsnany1
July 1, 2010
Why is my royal purple bougainvillea
turning white and papery looking

Answer from NGA
July 1, 2010
Sunscald will turn the leaves white. You can prune your plant back to encourage healthy new growth and rid it of the dead leaves. The new growth will cover any pruning cuts and thicken up the plant. Best wishes with your bougainvillea!

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