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How can I avoid camellia petal blight?

Posted by hardinero007 | May 26, 2010 09:06am | Viewed 1985 times | 1 replies | Last replied by MariaBBB on May 29, 2010 1:02pm

How can I avoid camellia petal blight?


May 29, 2010 1:02pm

Preventive maintenance is the best way to stay off camellia petal blight. First, remove old damp mulch from the surrounding area. Keep the bed clean and cleared of debris. Do not water overhead, as this sets up the conditions for this fungus to grow. Pick off and dispose of all browned flowers.

Terraclor is often used to control petal blight, but the above suggestions work much more effectively.

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