Hydrangeas forum: Hydrangea

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May 16, 2016 1:03 PM CST
My snowball hydrangea has thousands of black specs on the stems, right before the new leaf. I know you mention some of this is normal, but on mine you cannot see the color of the stem itself, it is completely covered. Is this healthy or does my hydrangea have some sort of disease or fungus?
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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May 16, 2016 11:21 PM CST
Welcome! to NGA

Can you update your info to include your location? Also, a couple pics would help us help you.

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Name: Myriam
Ghent, Belgium (Zone 8a)
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May 17, 2016 8:03 AM CST
Could it be scale insects?..they come in different colours..

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