Brown Leaves On Oriental Poppy - Knowledgebase Question

Fairhaven, MA
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Question by ntrem20212
April 19, 2000
Why do leaves turn brown on oriental poppy plant?

Answer from NGA
April 19, 2000
Oriental poppies go dormant in midsummer, after they bloom. This is normal. They usually send up some new foliage in the fall, grow vigorously in early spring, then bloom and finally, die back to the ground and disappear.

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