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Why are the lower leaves on my clematis turning brown?

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This could be natural seasonal change if the plant is not an evergreen type. It could also be a symptom of powdery mildew, caused by the dry summer. If you notice a white dusty appearance on the leaves next year, spray affected growth with Fungus Fighter from SBM, but keep the plant well watered and mulch to keep the roots cool.

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