Forest Flame Pieris Disease - Knowledgebase Question

Little Rock, Ar
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Question by bestneal
September 19, 2009
We bought and planted a forest flame pieris about 2 months ago. I recently noticed rust color spots on the new blooms and old leaves. We've had a lot of rain lately (Little Rock, AR) and I'm wondering if the spots could be due to excessive rain or a possible disease?

Answer from NGA
September 19, 2009
Brown or rust colored spots indicate a fungal disease. You should be able to control it with fungicide applications. Be sure to follow label directions. Hope the rain stops soon!

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