Questions about: Diseases

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Regine
Answer: Dear Regine, The correct time to spray Fungus Fighter on your nectarine tree is at bud-swell, that is when the buds are beginning to get plumper. ...
Answered: 04:46PM, 07 Oct 2011
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Peter
Answer: Hi Peter, Unfortunately there is no chemical control measure for armillaria root rot. I have attached an excellent article from The Royal Botanic ...
Category: Diseases
Tags: armillaria
Answered: 01:36PM, 05 Oct 2011
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Dan
Answer: Hi Danuta, I suggest you reduce the amount of watering during the winter months and if possible move the plants into a more sunny position. This w...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 04:32PM, 04 Oct 2011
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LISA
Answer: Hi Lisa, unfortunately once the peach and nectarine have leaves it is not advisable to spray for leaf curl disease. The leaves may be burnt and th...
Category: Diseases
Tags: leaf curl
Answered: 03:03PM, 04 Oct 2011
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Mervin
Answer: Dear Mervin, Looking at the photo of your Phalaenopsis leaves, it does look as though it may be affected by a fungal leaf spot. I have attached a ...
Answered: 11:05AM, 05 Oct 2011
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Lyn
Answer: Dear Lyn, It is too late now to spray your peach tree for leaf curl. If you do spray now the new leaves are likely to be affected. The time to sp...
Answered: 12:18PM, 04 Oct 2011
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Sue
Answer: Hi Sue,Did you have a late frost this year? The damage looks slightly like cold damage and were the leaves and shoots also affected? Thrips damag...
Category: Diseases
Tags: magnolia
Answered: 09:39AM, 04 Oct 2011
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Helen
Answer: Hi Helen, The leaves of the lillypilly look quite badly chewed similar to the damage caused by a possum. Also have a close look for caterpillars i...
Category: Diseases
Tags: lilly pilly
Answered: 08:32AM, 04 Oct 2011
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Steve
Answer: Hi Steve, Sooty mould on a lemon tree occurs when insects such as aphids and scale are present. As the insect feeds it exudes a sugary substance o...
Category: Diseases
Tags: citrus
Answered: 10:29AM, 29 Sep 2011
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Gina
Answer: Dear Gina, The fungus called Anthracnose can cause small black spots on the leaves which will eventually cover the whole leaf. It will be necessar...
Answered: 09:48AM, 29 Sep 2011