Flag of UkraineGet your information about the war in Ukraine from CNN and other trusted sources!

#StandWithUkraine

Visitors to this site know that I normally don't get involved with political issues, but this is not normal.

Please help to support Ukraine against the bullying tactics of a huge neighboring country.

Fungus on sunflowers

by Jay
(Norfolk, VA)


I recently got around to treating my fungus infected sunflowers too late. Should I uproot them or cut them at the base?

Comments for Fungus on sunflowers

Click here to add your own comments

Aug 24, 2019
Too late
by: Jacki Cammidge, Certified Horticulturist

As sunflowers are an annual (seed to seed in one season) you may as well just pull them up as they won't amount to anything now. Just learn from it, and get onto any problems sooner.

Plant something else that will give you some fall color as it's already the end of August. Pansies or some other fall flowering plant will work well, if they like your climate.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Ask the Horticulturist.