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Holes and eaten away leaves on Hollyhocks

Discussion in 'Other Plants' started by Shaneoak, Aug 6, 2021.

  1. Nikolaos

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    @Cordy They look very healthy with some good root systems, mate! :smile: May I ask who you bought them from? I only know of a couple of decent eBay sellers, would be nice to know more.

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    I got Lupins and carnations too; all good, super fast delivery
     
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      @Cordy Thank you, much appreciated, seems very inexpensive! :dbgrtmb:

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        They look ok. I have given up on getting them to germinate by seed. The ones i planted a while back when i first posted here, have grown into really healthy strong plants in pots that are 9 cm across.. I have transplanted 2 into the garden and already seen a marked difference in there growth being affected. they don't look as viperous and all sorts of bugs seem to be nibbling on them now. I hope they survive to bloom next June. I've spent so much time caring for them. Any one else experience this with hollyhocks or other plants when transplanting from pot to main garden?
         
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        How are your Hollyhocks doing Nick?
         
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        It seems to have perked up a bit since I planted it in the ground! No new nibbles and a change in colour from a sickly-looking lime to a richer, vibrant green. :) I suspect it wasn't getting enough nutrients in the small terracotta pot it was in.

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          Gave this Hollyhock single to a neighbour, she planted it in the alley behind her house
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            Not sure what’s going on with mine. The ones I planted outdoor a few weeks back have started to turn a yellow with grey patches appearing and weak floppy leaves(1st pic) . The ones I’ve left in pots and not had time to transfer are a vivid rich green . If I transplant the latter, pretty sure they’ll suffer the same fate. Took me bloody ages to nurture these things too . I’ve read that Hollyhocks are very prone to many issues eg weevils, rust etc ! Also just read they’re don’t always take to being transplanted. Disheartening.
             

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              Lovely
              looking healthy is your hollyhock
               
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                I discovered whst was causing the floppy yellow leaves. The heat! Is this common in transplants?
                 
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