Clematis Perennial Shrub Diseases

Leaf Spot:

Symptoms-Large spots form on the leaves, become tan or black in color and may have a zonate pattern within them.

Management-Ensure good air circulation around clematis stems. Remove infected leaves as they are detected. Irrigate plants in a manner that keeps water off the foliage. Apply PureSpray Green to entire plant to help prevent and control leaf spot. Buy PureSpray Green Now!


 

Clematis Wilt:

Symptoms-Plants with dark brown to black Ascochyta leaf spots develop a stem canker that leads to plant wilting and dieback.

Management-See leaf spot management above. Prune infected stems.


Powdery Mildew:

Symptoms-White fungal growth develops on the leaves. Leaves wither and die.

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Rusts:

Symptoms-Slightly swollen areas on the vine have eruptions of yellowish spores.

Management-Ensure good air circulation around clematis stems. Remove infected leaves as they are detected. Irrigate plants in a manner that keeps water off the foliage. Apply PureSpray Green to help control and prevent rust.


Phytophthora Root Rots:

Symptoms-Wilting and dying plants have a rot at or slightly below the soil line

Management-Ensure good air circulation around clematis stems. Remove infected leaves as they are detected. Irrigate plants in a manner that keeps water off the foliage.


Tomato Ringspot Virus:

Symptoms-Yellow mottling and spotting occurs on leaves.

Management-This virus is moved from infected clematis and some weeds by nematodes. Remove infected plants


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