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Blackspot in CA?

Posted by mljan z10CA (My Page) on
Sun, Apr 3, 05 at 21:06

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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RE: Blackspot in CA?

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.


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RE: Blackspot in CA?

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.....


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