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Re: Rhizome Rot

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Rhizome Rot
  • From: "william b. cook" <billc@atlantic.net>
  • Date: Fri, 12 Dec 1997 07:18:52 -0700 (MST)

 If I cut the rotten
> part out is there something I can use to treat the raw ends of the
> good plants?
     By all means cut the rotten part of the rhizome away.  This will keep
the rot from spreading to the offshoots.  You could make a mix of 10%
Clorox (or similar) and 90% water and pour on the exposed ends of the small
plants' rhizomes, after you cut out the rotten parts.  Good luck.

Mark A. Cook
Dunnellon, FL.         Heavy Rain, 52 F  (11 C)

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