Roses forum: Dark spots on leaves, help!

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bda_roses
Jun 16, 2019 9:33 AM CST
Hello,
I bought a few weeks ago my roses (bewitched) from the nursery, I re-potted it right away and until now all is good.
Now, most of the leaves turned yellow with dark spots on them, and they felt.
New ones are replacing them, and the plant is still blossoming.
What is happening? I live in Bermuda, temperature is close to 90 with high levels of humidity.
Attached some examples, front and back of the leaves
Thumb of 2019-06-16/bda_roses/aae2d3
Thumb of 2019-06-16/bda_roses/3471cd

Thanks for your help!
Name: Mike Stewart
Lower Hudson Valley, NY (Zone 6b)
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Mike
Jun 16, 2019 9:50 AM CST
This is typical black spot fungus, one of the most common rose diseases. You can spray with a fungicide. It won't cure the leaves already infected, but can help to prevent it from spreading to other leaves.

bda_roses
Jun 16, 2019 11:13 AM CST
ah, hopefully it is not too hard to treat. Thanks a lot Mike!
Coastal Southern California (Zone 13a)
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jerijen
Jun 16, 2019 12:00 PM CST
If blackspot continues to be a problem long term, that may not be the best rose for your conditions.

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