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28/01/2013 at 15:42
I have just bought some Busy Lizzie seeds with the hope that they may be free of the disease that has played havoc with them this past few years. Does anyone know about this years busy seeds?
28/01/2013 at 16:43

To get seeds the plants must have reached the seed setting stage and they should come from disease free stock

This is no guarantee that the dreaded downy mildew will not infect them during the growing season

I notice that all the big growers-like Jersey Plants- were selling plants last year and are again this year

So it is just a case of you taking a chance-unless they say on the packet "downy mildew resistant"

28/01/2013 at 17:08
Will give it a bash. Watch this space!!!
28/01/2013 at 21:01

What about sunpatiens? Are they resistant to downy mildew?

28/01/2013 at 21:10

New guinea are.

28/01/2013 at 22:27
Good video on you tube about Downey mildew, very interesting.
19/04/2013 at 21:18
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