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Rust on seedlings

Mary370Mary370 Limerick, Ireland Posts: 2,003
The hollyhock seedlings which survived the atrocious weather we've had have rust on the leaves.   Should I dispose of them?  :'(

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  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,384
    Hollyhock get rust within days of germination here, they're very susceptible. I had to give up growing them.
  • ButtercupdaysButtercupdays Posts: 4,003
    The fig leaved hollyhock , Alcea ficifolia is supposed to be rust resistant. Worth trying perhaps, as they are lovely plants to have.
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