Mock Orange Bushes
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mock orange

Zone Dn47dn | Chris.vasey added on October 25, 2016 | Answered

It needs pruning. Can I do it now? Also, some leaves have white on them.

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Alisma
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Answered on October 25, 2016

Mock orange should be pruned just after it has flowered and the flowers have faded. You can prune now without hurting the plant, but you won't see flowers next year.

Mock orange is susceptible to powdery mildew, a fungal disease that produces a white "powder" on the leaves.

http://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/diagnose/plant/deciduous/mockorange/spotsorblotches.html
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/powdery-mildew-homemade-and-organic-remedies.htm

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