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Yellowing Leaves on Honeyberry

Posted by Bradybb WA8 (My Page) on
Mon, Apr 22, 13 at 14:39

This is the second year for these two plants.Last year they didn't have this odd color to the leaves.
Is it Chlorosis?I've read to fertilize them in May and October,but I gave them some all purpose fertilizer today to see if it makes a difference.
It's been wet and cool lately.Maybe that is causing it.
I also sprayed some Fung-onil with Chlorothalonil in it on a Nectarine nearby, a few times during early Spring and they may have caught a little over spray,but they weren't leafing out at the time.I don't know if they have a sensitivity to it. Thanks,Brady


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RE: Yellowing Leaves on Honeyberry

It's a Lonicera. So have you looked for mites on the undersides of the leaves?


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RE: Yellowing Leaves on Honeyberry

jean,
Thanks very much!I checked not too long after reading your reply.They look like Whiteflies to me and lots of their eggs.
I have some spray made from different flower parts and doused the tops and bottoms of the leaves.
I also have a Plum tree that has some leaf tips that are curling and as I pulled one open,either Mites or Whiteflies were in there too,so they got sprayed. Thanks again,Brady


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RE: Yellowing Leaves on Honeyberry

Hit it with a summer oil


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RE: Yellowing Leaves on Honeyberry

Okay thanks Noogy,I'll look into that. Brady


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RE: Yellowing Leaves on Honeyberry

A little too large and randomly placed for insect eggs; reminds me of aphid nymphs. Our loniceras were always full of aphids.


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