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Q.These Rosebuds Dont Even Look Like Rosebuds And Dont Open. This The Second Year Of It Happening, To Most Of The Buds But Not All A

Zone uk | cmeads added on July 18, 2022 | Answered

nd only to one bush, none of my others. I have the rose in a large very tall pot, I have others planted in the same way but it is only this rose which is affected. The buds form but dont grow and the surrounding leaves look like they are eaten as you will see from photo. It isnt greenfly and I see no other insects. I am based in south UK.

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Answered on July 18, 2022

This looks to be Rose Rosette Virus. Unfortunately, viral infections are not curable. This article will explain:


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