leaf problems - Knowledgebase Question

morris, Il
Question by karrieboot
June 6, 2010
i have a climbing rose and some of the leaves are turning brown and shrivaling up at the ends what will cause that?


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Answer from NGA
June 6, 2010

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The browning leaves can be a symptom of sun or wind burn, a water stress issue, or the beginnings of a fungal disease. I'd pull off the affected leaves. Water deeply once or twice each week in the summer months. Try feeding your climber now and placing a 3-4 inch organic mulch over the soil beneath the main stems. This will help maintain soil moisture and provide nutrients as it breaks down. Best wishes with your rose~

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