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By Harryo

Dunbartonshire, United Kingdom Gb

What's causing this on my Hollyhocks leaves.?.
The plants are SO weak,but I'd like to know what's causing this for next year..
The three photo's show how these leaves are getting more and more weak by the day.




That is Rust, something to which Hollyhocks are very very prone. No cure unfortunately.

18 Aug, 2012


Mine are flowering now Harryo, but have no leaves at all....I keep taking them off as they were like this.

18 Aug, 2012


Hi Owdboggy,
Many thanks for you're advice with regards my Hollyhocks,forunately they are in a side corner of my rear garden so no one can actually see them as such.But they do look really poorly
Kind regards.Harry.

18 Aug, 2012


Hi Janey,
I've been told that the problem with my Hollyhocks are 'RUST' which has no cure,it's a shame,as I've brought them from seed.
Kind Regards.

18 Aug, 2012


I have had Hollyhock with rust for years I just remove the affected leaves as it does not stop them flowering. The new type are more rust resistant.

18 Aug, 2012


Hi Drc726,
Many thanks for you're comments re.My Hollyhocks....They are now just 5 foot long bare stems with a few weak flowers on top.Thank goodness they are in an area of my garden that only I see.

21 Aug, 2012

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