Rhododendron Plants
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Can burned leaves on Rhododendrons be fixed?

Zone Sandy, Oregon 97055 | Anonymous added on April 14, 2018 | Answered

The Rhododendrons in our apartment complex look like the leaves have been burned. Is there a way to fix this or do we have to remove all the plants and start over?

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    Downtoearthdigs
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    Answered on April 15, 2018
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    MichiganDot
    Answered on April 15, 2018

    Was this a sudden change? Do you have a lawn care company that sprayed weed and feed? Is the problem over the entire plant and has anything changed in how you care for them? Are leaves yellow or black? Have you looked carefully for bugs, tops and bottoms of leaves and stems? Leaves that have yellowed due to chemical burn can't be fixed and should be removed. Whether your rhodos have the energy to send out new leaves depends on their overall health. Please send a picture with answers to the questions I posed.

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