Fuschia - Knowledgebase Question

costa mesa, Ca
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Question by varleyjohn
June 9, 2010
What to use for the Fuschia flower blight? Have tried Orthenex and fungicide, neither work

Answer from NGA
June 9, 2010
Botyrtis is the cause of fuchsia flower blight and Daconil 2787 can control it. You'll want to improve the growing conditions, though, to help your fuchsias from developing the disease. Pinch and prune the plants to increase air circulation, try to keep moisture off the leaves of the plants, and allow the top of the soil to dry out slightly between waterings. Best wishes with your fuchsias.

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