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Does asters yellow contaminate the soil?

I have a clear case of asters yellow in one of my favorite coneflowers. Of course, I will destroy it, but wonder if I can plant a new one in its spot next year? I would hate to keep losing plants.


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#1 Comment By Downtoearthdigs On 06/23/2015 @ 3:44 am

From all the research I looked at, no it does not stay in the soil. It has to live in the host plant.
I think I would wait and make sure all the roots were gone from the location.
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