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Definition of melting out

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Definition as written by talinum:

The center of a perennial plant dies out. This may be caused by too much moisture or humidity. When this happens, dig up plant and replant the green outside edge. Discard the dead center.

Definition as written by Cheryl_IL:

Melting-out of hosta is when the center of a leaf (usually white) dies, usually from too much sun.


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