Hostas - Knowledgebase Question

Brooklyn, Ne
Question by conwebinc
April 12, 2010
My hostas are begining to grow but the a starting to turn yellow. What can I do to get them green and healthy again.

Answer from NGA
April 12, 2010


If the oldest, lowest leaves are turning yellow, it's normal and natural. Just cut them off. If all the leaves are turning yellow it can indicate over watering, sunscald (hostas grow best in the shade) or it could indicate a disease called crown rot. There's no remedy for crown rot so I hope that's not the problem!

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