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Re: Rhizome Rot

On Fri, 12 Dec 1997 00:02:31 -0700 (MST) Duane Buell
<dbuell@ptialaska.net> writes:
>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?

After cutting the rotting part away, paint the raw ends with bleach water
and/or dust with Comet with Bleach.  This should help.

Lynn Woosley
Marietta, GA
USDA Zone 8

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