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Donna
rust on mature Lilly Pilly tree

tree keeps attempting new growth (lots) but it is quickly destroyed by a yellow rust - I suspect this is myrtle rust. Have cut affected ends of branches off, there is more new growth, seemingly unaffected for now. However, it is evident some rust is still present. I do not want to lose this tree. Is there any treatment for protecting new growth/irradicating problem?

Submitted: 08:34AM, 03 Nov 2016
Answer: Hi Donna,

Thank you for contacting Yates, it’s very likely myrtle rust infestation as it’s a persistent new fungal disease that affect all myrtaceae family. Try Yates Zaleton Dual Action Systemic Fungicide, in the rate of 11 drops per L of water. Click here for more info: http://www.yates.com.au/products/disease-control/concentrates/yates-zaleton-dual-action-systemic-fungicide/

Hope this helps and happy gardening.

Best Regards,
Louise
Yates Horticulturalist

Category: Diseases
Answered: 08:58AM, 03 Nov 2016

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