sage plant - Knowledgebase Question

denver, co
Question by bpwrcd123
August 28, 2005
I have a sage plant that has grown very well, looks healthy except that leaves seem to be curling recently. Could this be a pest? I have looked and don't see any sign of pests, or could it be disease? Thank you

Answer from NGA
August 28, 2005


Typically, when sage leaves begin to curl, it indicates a need for more water. If the soil is adequately moist and the plant has not endured a drought, the curling might indicate sunscald. In any event, pruning away the stems with the affected leaves should take care of the problem. Enjoy your garden!

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