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Re: iris

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: iris
  • From: Bob Axmear <bobaxe@sbt.net>
  • Date: Sat, 6 Sep 1997 16:01:08 -0600 (MDT)

N8KXP@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 9/6/97 1:49:13 PM, you wrote:
>         My name is Bob Axmear and I live in Northeast Iowa(zone4). I was
> wondering if someone would be kind enough to explain what you do about
> iris borer. I do what the book say and clean up the old foliage in the
> fall and this spring I sprinkled granulated diazanon around the plants
> and I noticed I still have some infestation although not as much as
> usual.
> Thanks
> Bob>>
> Bob, Cygone 2E is the only thing that I have found that will eliminate the
> little rats.  Begin spraying as soon as the plants emerge in the spring and
> spray every two weeks until just before bloom.  Cygone 2E is systemic, so
> spray right around the base of the plants so the chemical can get into the
> plant.
> Good luck.
> Harry Wolford
> Reynoldsburg, OH

Thanks Harry
	I always thought iris looked pretty good just for the foliage but not
when it is yellowing. I can't believe the diazanon granules didn't do

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