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leafless hydrangea

26 May 2016 20:40:02

i have a couple of hydrangeas that have no leaves at all but which are green under the bark. i've watered and fed so i'm waiting to see if they leaf up at all or not. any advice? 

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Jacinta D Jacinta D 26 May 2016 20:45:20

Welcome back, Alan. That sounds strange that there are no leaves yet. But where there's life, there's hope. Green stems are a good sign.

fraoch fraoch 26 May 2016 21:14:17

Just keep hoping , I think!

TheH (Hazel) TheH (Hazel) 28 May 2016 00:08:12

Are they mature shrubs? I have three I planted as small plants last year and they are only barely coming in to leaf. If they flowered last year did you leave the flowerheads on to protect them through the winter?

Alan S Alan S 28 May 2016 23:15:49

thanks all

they are only a year old. they were in flower and i didnt prune at all

i've watered and fed once only so i hope the green stems will sprout soon


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