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Q.Honeysuckle Bush/vine Blossoms Every Spring But Deleafs After Blooming Due To Powdery Mildew, Will Cutting It Back Fix It?

Zone 03076 zones 5B and 6A | Anonymous added on August 20, 2021 | Answered

Honeysuckle bush/vine blossoms every spring but deleafs after blooming due to powdery mildew, will cutting it back in late fall/late winter fix the mildew issue? It is in a well ventilated spot; shade to part-sun; grows up along a chain link fence.

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Answered on September 2, 2021

Powdery mildew won't usually cause this type of damage. Downy mildew will, though. Here is an article that will help:


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