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By Mobee

Armagh Ireland, Ireland Ie

HI all
i asked a question earlier about leaves on my honeysuckle going a blackish colour, but i have noticed now that the leaves are turning dark purple,is this normal sorry if it sounds a silly question!!!!



Dunno Mobee, mine are doing the same. I'm waiting for replies ;-)

9 Sep, 2009


Could it just be autumning because they're getting ready to fall?

9 Sep, 2009


Dont really know Bb thought that but`s its a relatively new plant growing up trellis did your`s start of black Stjohn? I thought it was some form of mildew but some of the new leaves are also turning purple & they are quite small

9 Sep, 2009


have you asked at the place where you bought it from?or contact the RHS or something similar surely they would know?

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9 Sep, 2009


sorry my last comment sounded really stuck up then..didnt mean it like that

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9 Sep, 2009


Its not just windburn is it?

9 Sep, 2009


Could be for mine, Milky. Mine has been poor for a couple of years now.It is on a westerly facing fence so gets quite a bit of wind.

9 Sep, 2009


No problem Mookins lol i bought mine in garden centre was ok back in early july dont think it`s windburn Milky as my garden is sort of enclosed thanks for suggestions anyway,will soon no in a while if it starts to die of :~((

9 Sep, 2009


It's gonna die back anyway cos of winter - just re read your original question and you were having this trouble a while back - has the plant continued to grow since you first mentioned the problem? If so, I wouldn't worry too much - see if it does it again next year.

9 Sep, 2009


Yes still growing Bb but leaves got worse, will see how it does next year !!

10 Sep, 2009

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