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sooty mold on rhododendrons and camellias

Zone Preston lancs | Pbnw33138 added on April 7, 2015 | Answered

How to eradicate sooty mold on rhododendrons and camellias? I have sooty mold on my Forrest Flame rhododendron and camellia and just want to know what is the best product to buy to eradicate this once and for all.

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shelley
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Answered on April 7, 2015

The articles below will help you. They specifically discuss sooty mold on your two specific flower varieties. Sooty mold is caused by insect pests and you typically address the insect pest issues with Horticultural oils and neem oil.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/rhododendron/rhododendron-sooty-mold.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/camellia/sooty-mold-on-camellia.htm

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