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Q.Honeysuckle Being Attacked

Zone Dartford | Anonymous added on June 14, 2021 | Answered

Hello…just after some advice on a honeysuckle recently bought, Rhubard & Custard variety. It is being attacked i think by aphids ?. the leaves have turned black and crispy. I have sprayed with diluted washing up liquid as i have heard this is a good thing to do, but would like to know if i should be taking further action? i have attached some photos.

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Answered on June 24, 2021

I don't see signs of aphids. I do see signs of bacterial infection. This can be caused by wet soils that are not allowed to dry out between waterings. You may need fungicides. This article will help:



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