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Q.Deformed Rose Buds

Zone Perth Scotland | Anonymous added on August 16, 2021 | Answered

Rose opening half out of bud. Part seems trapped in hop. Not all some are beautiful and opened normally. I have cut off the affected flowers will this help or do I need to treat with a pesticide Thanks

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Answered on August 16, 2021

The buds get a bit stuck due to weather, when they don't have quite enough oomph to open properly, although it could be caused by rose balling (when petals fuse together) or honeydew secreted by aphids or thrips.

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