Hollyhocks
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Hollyhock Discoloration

jo added on April 29, 2011 | Answered

How do I prevent the leaves from losing pigment? Already they are blotchy and different shades of green. It happens every year. Is this a serious disease? Thanks.

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Heather
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Answered on May 1, 2011

It sounds like you may have powdery mildew. Hollyhocks are prone to this and it does make them look blotchy with varying shades of dusty green. This article will help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/powdery-mildew-homemade-and-organic-remedies.htm

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