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Are my hostas sick?

Hi everyone 
                       I bought some hostas online.i am in Australia and it's fall season here. There are differenr varieties. Some plants have yellow leaves and one plant had black spots on its yellow leaves. Are my plants sick and if they are what can i do about it ? 
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  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 46,340
    They aren't evergreen so it's perfectly normal for the foliage to yellow before dropping off, as the plants die back for their dormancy :)

    Just make sure they don't dry out for now if they're staying in those little pots
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • prakhi9prakhi9 Posts: 11
    So do they die back in fall or winter ? 
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,462
    edited March 2020
    Yes ... the leaves turn  a beautiful shade of yellow and die ... are you planning to plant them in the garden?  If so I'd give them a good watering then plant them out ... mark each one as it'll disappear over the winter.  Ours in the UK are just reappearing now.  
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • prakhi9prakhi9 Posts: 11
    Ok Great. I repotted them into bigger pots and labelled everything. Hopefully they will be back in spring. 
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,462
    Let us know how they are next spring ... our friend @Hostafan1 has hundreds of varieties and he'll be interested to see yours I'm sure.   :)
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • prakhi9prakhi9 Posts: 11
    For sure. Spring is 5months away so will have plenty of time. 
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,462
     :D 
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,462
    Rik56 said:
    Are you originally from the USA?.. Australians normally refer to fall as autumn.
    I assumed he/she used both terms in case this site had a lot of US members.   :)
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 46,340
    Sorry @prakhi9- I popped out while it was dry, to do a couple of things.
    I see @Dovefromabove has taken care of you though  ;)
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • prakhi9prakhi9 Posts: 11
    @Rik56 I am not from the USA mate. Just used "Fall" for everyone's understanding, that's all  
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