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30/04/2013 at 16:09

I have lots of blind daffodils this year and i have noticed the leaves on some seamsort of two tone stripy does anyone know if this could be a virus?

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 As you can see not many flowers

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 Stripey leaves.

30/04/2013 at 16:23

It could be a virus, it could also be cold damage.  Some of mine came up looking like a concertina, as if they had to struggle out of the ground - definitly cold damage - maybe this is too?  I know of tulip virus but have not come across one that attacks daffodils as well, tho' I guess that is possible.  Grow many different kinds here, some have stripey leaves like that, and seem to be fine - someone else may know more.  

30/04/2013 at 16:32

Thanks bookertoo didn't think of that. i have given them a seaweed feed and hope they will do better next year.

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