RE: Rhizome Rot
I would either douse it with a 10% bleach solution or dust it with
Ottawa, Canada -- lots of snow on the iris beds
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> From: Duane Buell [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Friday, December 12, 1997 2:04 AM
> To: Mark, Maureen; Multiple recipients of list
> Subject: Rhizome Rot
> We just had a rain storm that washed all the snow away and thawed
> the ground. I found a rhizome that has 5 or 6 small plants growing
> off it, but the main rhizome is rotting away. If I cut the rotten
> part out is there something I can use to treat the raw ends of the
> good plants?
> I would rather not try potting the small plants as their roots seem
> to be well established.
> Thanks for any suggestions.
> Duane Buell
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