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Symptoms

- There are thousands of species of 'rust'. These cause small, brown powdery areas of fungal growth on the leaves and stems of a wide range of plants.

Many rusts regularly alternate between host plants.

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Eucalyptus rust

Question from Katharine Walker

New house, with an enormous eucalyptus that I had cut back to 25 feet in September. I see that the leaves are covered in dark red, raised spots that I assume is rust. What can I do? Whatever it is spread very quickly to a mahonia that I had put under the tree, I would hate to be responsible for spreading whatever this is to the neighbours. Advoce appreciated.

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  • Posted: Thu. 18th April 2013 12:52

Fuchsia

Question from pearl

I have rust on the leaves my young Fuchsia plant, it is called 'swing time'. How should I treat my plant . I has been very wet this year, and I don't know whether that has attributed to this condition.

Thanks

Pearl

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  • Posted: Thu. 21st June 2012 17:27
  • Last reply: Fri. 22nd June 2012 07:33

rust on dwarf weeping pussy willow

Comment from julie graham

how do I get rid of rust (powdery orange spots and withered leaves) on dwarf pussy willow? What fungicide is best?

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  • Posted: Sun. 10th July 2011 11:17
  • Last reply: Mon. 11th July 2011 21:55