Hyperacum - Aaron's Beard Groundcover - Knowledgebase Question

Chowchilla, CA
Question by hahnbp
May 11, 2001
We have hyperacum planted and while it seems to be doing okay, some of the growth is turning brown and dry. What do I do to produce healthy/healthy looking plants?

Answer from NGA
May 11, 2001


Hypericum, or St. John's Wort, is sometimes attacked by rust, a fungal disease. You can cut away the unhealthy portions to keep spores from spreading and also to open the plants up to better air circulation. I grow St. John's Wort as a groundcover and every year or so cut it back with a weed whacker to encourage healthy new stems and flowers.

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