Azalea Plants
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Wilting azaleas

Zone Brownstown, MI, 48134 | rtremmel added on September 4, 2018 | Answered

Our lawn service put mulch on our beds on a hot day and our azaleas started to wilt. was not home but I watered a few days later but it did not help. Now, near the end of summer the leaves have curled up but none have dropped. What should I do? Sorry I don't know how to upload a photo plus I don't have an I-Phone.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on September 4, 2018

What kind of mulch was this, and at what pH? It is likely that it threw the pH of the soil off, as this can be a common symptom.

Another concern will be a fungal infection that was brought about by the mulch. Do you notice any signs of infection such as black spots on leaves or stems? Photos will be very helpful here.

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rtremmel
Answered on September 5, 2018

No, there are no black spots. I took pictures wit my Kindle. I have to figure out how to share them with you.

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