Disease has struck very quickly...

WestchesterGrower(Lower NY)June 23, 2012

I am sure this will be an easy ID, but any idea what this is? Really seemed to happen overnight...


Should I start the daconil spraying, I assume?

Thanks for the help!

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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

Where is it growing? Pot or ground?

What are you using for fertilizer?

How often applied? And the rate?

    Bookmark   June 23, 2012 at 8:51PM
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WestchesterGrower(Lower NY)

Hi Jean,

Growing in the ground.

We actually put 5-10-5 around the plant a week ago. This is what we usually do and have never noticed a condition like this, but we've had a lot of rain this week. Perhaps some of the grains of fertilizer drifted too close to the roots and burned up the plant?

We apply this two times a season. I'd say 1/2 cup a plant or so, give or take. Always around the whole plant, at least a few inches away.

Thanks for the help! No additional damage yet, so it seems, so I believe you may be right in that it was a fertilizer issue!

    Bookmark   June 24, 2012 at 5:50PM
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