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Jul 4, 2017 6:26 PM CST
Utah (Zone 7a)
The veins on one of my Great Expectations are looking darker...,
The entire leaf is lighter than normal.

I saw this leaf and quickly dug this plant right up along with the soil and put it in a separate pot. Can someone please give me their perception?


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Jul 4, 2017 6:40 PM CST
Utah (Zone 7a)
Anyone???
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Jul 4, 2017 6:55 PM CST
Name: Ann
Ottawa, ON Canada (Zone 5a)
Hostas Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Canadian Enjoys or suffers cold winters Composter
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As I mentioned in my private message, I think this would be worthy of a test strip. When I studied the second picture again, I saw signs of possible ink-bleed on the two prominent lower leaves as well. At the very least, be very careful around it. But you already are, right?
Ann

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Jul 4, 2017 7:01 PM CST
Utah (Zone 7a)
Yes. I lifted it along with the soil around it and put it in a larger pot. I brought it inside my house away from any yard plants... to watch it. I don't know how to test it.
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Jul 4, 2017 7:27 PM CST
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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As Yogi Berra said, “It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”
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Jul 4, 2017 7:33 PM CST
Utah (Zone 7a)
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I feel like I'm not seeing it on the others... This is a picture of the GE planted a foot away from the funny looking one.

I am tempted to take that funny looking one back to Lowe's and get a refund.
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Jul 4, 2017 7:37 PM CST
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
Forum moderator Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Plant Identifier Garden Ideas: Level 1
Just looking at the photos I do not see any bleeding, but its just a photo. Maybe you could ask Lowes if they can find out from their supplier if they test for Hosta X
As Yogi Berra said, “It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”
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Jul 4, 2017 7:39 PM CST
Utah (Zone 7a)
I'm checking every hosta in my yard...
I feel like I'm not seeing it anywhere else... Earth Angel


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Jul 4, 2017 7:48 PM CST
Utah (Zone 7a)
That funny leaf on the GE in question just caught my eye instantly. Didnt look right.

Some of my other perennials in that exact same area are showing a little chlorosis...

Not sure if chlorosis happens to Hosta too...


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Jul 4, 2017 7:52 PM CST
Utah (Zone 7a)
That funny leaf on the GE in question just caught my eye instantly. Didnt look right.

Some of my other perennials in that exact same area are showing a little chlorosis...

Not sure if chlorosis happens to Hosta too... It might just be looking that way for the same reason some of the other species are.


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Jul 4, 2017 7:54 PM CST
Utah (Zone 7a)
They are all planted right next to concrete.
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Jul 4, 2017 7:54 PM CST
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
Forum moderator Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Plant Identifier Garden Ideas: Level 1
As Yogi Berra said, “It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”
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Jul 4, 2017 7:55 PM CST
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
Forum moderator Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Plant Identifier Garden Ideas: Level 1
SpringGreenThumb said:They are all planted right next to concrete.


Maybe a ph test is in order.
As Yogi Berra said, “It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”
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Jul 4, 2017 8:07 PM CST
Utah (Zone 7a)
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I put the hosta in question near an open window with morning and evening sunlight.

I gave it some i tonite until I can make a better informed decision.
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Jul 4, 2017 8:43 PM CST
Utah (Zone 7a)
Soil ph is 7
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Jul 4, 2017 8:53 PM CST
Utah (Zone 7a)
crawgarden said:Interesting info:
https://www.hostasdirect.com/l...


Apparently chlorosis does happen in Hosta.

Hopefully we will know soon enough. 😢
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Jul 4, 2017 9:43 PM CST
Name: Ann
Ottawa, ON Canada (Zone 5a)
Hostas Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Canadian Enjoys or suffers cold winters Composter
Seed Starter Annuals Herbs Canning and food preservation Native Plants and Wildflowers Vegetable Grower
Here are a couple of good examples of chlorosis in hosta leaves. Just happened to be posted elsewhere tonight and I saved them. What you will see in it is that the lighter tissue is between the veins rather than "bleeding" from the vein. At least I THINK it's chlorosis.
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I have seen some chlorosis occasionally in my 'Restless Sea'
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Ann

Pictures of all my hostas, updated annually and tracked since 2008 begin at: https://violaann.smugmug.com/G...
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Jul 4, 2017 9:50 PM CST
Name: Ann
Ottawa, ON Canada (Zone 5a)
Hostas Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Canadian Enjoys or suffers cold winters Composter
Seed Starter Annuals Herbs Canning and food preservation Native Plants and Wildflowers Vegetable Grower
If you bought many hostas from Lowes, you may well want to invest in test strips
https://orders.agdia.com/agdia...

Not cheap though. But Lowes is known for having a high incidence of infected plants.
Ann

Pictures of all my hostas, updated annually and tracked since 2008 begin at: https://violaann.smugmug.com/G...
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Jul 5, 2017 12:09 AM CST
Utah (Zone 7a)
ViolaAnn said:Here are a couple of good examples of chlorosis in hosta leaves. Just happened to me posted elsewhere tonight and I saved them. What you will see in it is that the lighter tissue is between the veins rather than "bleeding" from the vein. At least I THINK it's chlorosis.
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I have seen some chlorosis occasionally in my 'Restless Sea'
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Thankyou!!!! For posting that picture Ann!

Looking more closely at your photos and my hosta. I am seeing chlorosis... not ink bleed. What is your opinion?

A closer look....
(The plant does not appear to be bleeding at the vein but more that the parts of this beautiful Hosta that should be deep blue and green are yellowing... except for the vein.


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Jul 5, 2017 12:18 AM CST
Utah (Zone 7a)
Here is a comparison between a Healthy Leaf and the Leaf in question. I think it's chlorosis because the deep blue and green (On the newer leaves) is fading to yellow in between the veins which are trying to remain green/blue.


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