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Fw: [iris] CULT: Best Spray for Late Fungal Spot

  • Subject: Fw: [iris] CULT: Best Spray for Late Fungal Spot
  • From: "J. Griffin Crump" <jgcrump@cox.net>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Jun 2009 15:13:03 -0400

Sorry -- sent this to iris-talk, rather than iris-photos. -- Griff

----- Original Message -----
From: "J. Griffin Crump" <jgcrump@cox.net>
To: <iris@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, June 01, 2009 1:46 PM
Subject: Re: [iris] CULT: Best Spray for Late Fungal Spot

> Anner -- I recommend Ortho's "Garden Disease Control", which has
> replaced
> Daconil. This spring, just when the TBs' fans were hitting full height
> and
> bloomstalks were up -- some showing color -- leaf spot appeared
> seemingly overnight throughout several beds where it usually does not
> appear
> except for a variety here and there. And it was really bad. I was afraid
> that application was too late and was concerned that the beds would look
> really bad for the bloom season. Instead, the Garden Disease Control
> stopped it in its tracks. By the time bloom season and visitors arrived,
> the beds looked fine, except for "the usual suspects" that are always
> susceptible. If one looked closely, the old spots, of course, were still
> there, but the general appearance of the foliage was healthy. Here's a
> photo of one of the affected beds today -- we're just weeding and
> removing
> the spent stalks. -- Griff
> Griffin's Den
> www.pilmore.com/griffinsden
> Zone 7 along the tidal Potomac near Mount Vernon, in Virginia
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <ChatOWhitehall@aol.com>
> To: <iris@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, June 01, 2009 10:02 AM
> Subject: [iris] CULT: Best Spray for Late Fungal Spot
>> Greetings.
>> Are there any chemical sprays labeled for Iris which appear to be
>> effective against fungal leaf spot after it has manifested and had some
>> weeks to
>> develop? Obviuosly the spots are not going to go away, but is there
>> anything
>> which appears to arrest them and retard new outbreaks?
>> Is all chemical treatment of fungal leaf spot preventive in nature?
>> Is there any soil treatment which will help beat back spot other than
>> solarizing?
>> What do you personally do if you get a bad spot outbreak? Bloom is past,
>> the leaves look grody to the max, and there must be spores aplenty. Do
>> you
>> spray? Do you cut everything back to the ground? Prevention is better
>> than
>> cure, sure. but you did not prevent well enough, so, what now?
>> Thank you.
>> Cordially,
>> Anner Whitehead
>> Richmond VA USA
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