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Q.Black Spot on Silver Princess

Zone Victoria | Pat Coulthard added on October 18, 2011 | Answered

Our Silver Princess has black spots on its leaves, even the new growth. It looks healthy and is growing well. What can we do, please?

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Answered on October 19, 2011

This is called black spot fungus. It is not normally fatal to plants but does look unsightly. Treat the plant with a fungicide and this should help clear it up. If possible, water it from below, rather than above, as overhead watering can aggravate the problem. This article will also help:

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