Blackspot in CA?

Maureen JandaApril 3, 2005

I'm new to minis, and I see many of you write that many (or most) of them must be sprayed for blackspot. I'm in coastal Southern California, have had full-sized roses for years and have never had blackspot, just lots of PM. Should I expect to see it on my new minis? What do you spray with?

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shebear(z8 NCentralTex)

Well it could be you get PM and we get BS. I rarely see PM. It's a climate thing so I'd just keep doing what you're doing and be happy you don't get BS.

    Bookmark   April 3, 2005 at 9:08PM
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blsmith

Our experience in Southern CA is what looks like
Black Spot is really Anthracnose.
Go to:
http://www.sactorose.org/ipm/83anthracnose.htm
for more information.

The treatment for black spot is usually the same for anthracnose though.....

    Bookmark   April 4, 2005 at 11:48PM
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