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Re: Tattoo----Solution to the Problem

Beth considering my reaction to your earlier post you may not want to
respond but have you had a professional diagnoses to verify this anthracnose.

At 06:24 AM 9/21/99 -0500, you wrote:
>Clyde, We know that your statement is true but obviously some are not aware
>of that situation.  Is it possible for some Tattoo to be infected and others
>not when they come from the same source?  Hence my post about Tattoo.
>Now all things considered, are not nurseries supposed to sell plants that
>are free of disease?  Considering the degree to which my plant was infected,
>I was upset that I paid such a price for Tattoo and that it had this problem
>which was not known to me prior to my purchase.  Believe it or not, I have
>had no anthracnose in my garden on any hostas, (or other plants for that
>matter) not even Little Aurora.  I do not buy plants with the idea in mind
>that I will treat them if they are diseased.  If it is treated will it go
>away for all time or should I consider asking the seller to take it back?
>-----Original Message-----
>From: CCREDUX@aol.com <CCREDUX@aol.com>
>To: hosta-open@mallorn.com <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
>Date: Monday, September 20, 1999 6:28 PM
>Subject: Tattoo----Solution to the Problem
>>As most know, 'Tattoo' is a sport of 'Little Aurora'----a small
>>I have found that these are subject to anthracnose, or perhaps it is more
>>obvious on "golds." (I have noticed it on some green hostas as well.) It
>>be prevented by spraying the plant with a fungicide in mid-summer. (This is
>>my experience.) I was advised to use Daconil (sp?) and it worked.
>>Clyde Crockett z5
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Butch Ragland So. Indiana zone 5

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