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Will it survive winter

wjd1963wjd1963 LancashirePosts: 14
Hello
My japonica got badly eaten leaves this summer and looks a shadow of its former self.will it die or come back forum?

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  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,516
    It looks like a Spiraea. Spiraea japonica? It will come back, leaves are insect food, they've got to eat. 
  • wjd1963wjd1963 LancashirePosts: 14
    So leave as it is and wait for spring then Cutler?
  • wjd1963wjd1963 LancashirePosts: 14
    Cutlet doh
  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 27,839
    Yes.  Japonica is a way to indicate something, in this case a plant, that originates in Japan and can be applied to forms of quince, cmellia, pieris and, in this case, spiraea which is a deciduous shrub.  It will lose its leaves for winter and then re-grow them in spring and produce flowers in early summer.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
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