Forsythia Bushes
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mosaic virus on my forsythia bush

Zone sw. idaho | lzornik added on June 10, 2012 | Answered

How do I remove this virus? I understand that aphids spread this mosaic virus. Also, best way to remove aphids? I heard that soapy water mix sprayed on them works.

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Nikki
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Answered on June 11, 2012

While the virus can be spread through aphids and early season aphid control may help (These articles will help with that: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/homemade-aphid-control-a-natural-way-to-kill-aphids.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm there is no known cure Mosaic virus. It is recommended that your affected plant(s) be removed from the garden.

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