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Fungal rusts have been pretty prolific this year, which is not surprising, as they thrive in damp and muggy conditions.The film of moisture left on foliage after rainfall provides the perfect conditions for rust spores to germinate. Infections
a couple of years ago I borrowed some stuff called Bumper which cleared up the rust on my leeks. Its probably banned now.
I’ve grown garlic successfully for years. But last summer was an exception, as the warm, wet weather provided the perfect conditions for garlic rust to thrive. Bulbous plants infected with rust usually wither and die early, before the bulbs have
This year will be a first for me to grow Alceas.Has anyone advice about preventing "rust" please.I hear it can be a problem.
can anyone tell me what to use to get rid of rust on my leeks. A brand name and where I might get it would be good The only time rust ever hit leeks for me - and the garlic for that matter - I just removed the affected leaves and destroyed them
Rust fungus is the curse of hollyhocks. The undersides of the leaves are often peppered with bright yellow or orange-red rust spots with corresponding beige-yellow splodges on the upper surface. Eventually, it affects the whole plant, with leaves
Hi All, My hollyhocks have been decimated by rust this year. I normally get a little bit but its just been stupid this year. The plants are half of what they normally are.Spraying has been totally useless as it was never dry for more then a day
The fungal spores that cause rust are spread on the wind, and they can survive over winter on the soil surface, on fallen debris and even objects such as fences and stakes. The symptoms spread in early summer from patches of orange on the stems
Hi, for the last 2 years my garlic has grown really well until about April/May and then got really bad rust resulting in very small bulbs. Any ideas how to stop it happening this year? I live in Sussex, and water them well, and rotate where I grow
My hollyhocks have had rust for 3 years now. I've always put it doiwn to the same rust as my apple tree and hawthorn hedge suffer with.Obviously not! I pulled all the infected leaves from the hollyhocks and burnt them. As soon as I saw the leaves