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Q.Remedy For Bacterial Blight On Birdnest Fern

Zone 44322 | Anonymous added on January 11, 2022 | Answered

In the uploaded photo, is this bacterial blight that has happened on a birdnest fern, and can anything be done once infected? Thank you.

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Answered on January 12, 2022

Clip off the damaged leaves at the base to prevent further spread. You can try a bacteriacide but there is doubt whether it will work. If the damage continues to spread you may need to destroy the plant to prevent infecting other plants if you have them.

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