Fuchsia advice please

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mrs bouquet

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Fuchsia advice please
« on: June 10, 2018, 15:54 »
I have a tub which is full of mixed bedding including 1 fuchsia.  Today when I was feeding everything, I noticed that the leaves on this plant have got black spots on leaves (similar to roses).  I cannot seem to find the cause, or how to treat.  The others pots have all just had Miracle Grow.  But I haven't done anything to this one yet.  thanks Mrs Bouquet
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Re: Fuchsia advice please
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2018, 19:29 »
Have a look underneath the leaves with black spots, as there may be orangey coloured masses of spores of Fuchsia Rust.
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Re: Fuchsia advice please
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2018, 20:48 »
This evening I have checked under the leaves, and there doesn't seem to be anything underneath.  Could it be damage from the dews we have been having, and then early  sunshine on them.
I went out to spray the roses - blackspot - so I covered the other plants and sprayed the fuchsia as well, just for luck.  So now its got 2 chances - No hope or Bob Hope :D thanks Mrs Bouquet

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Re: Fuchsia advice please
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2018, 09:14 »
That's good news! You could always pick off the damaged leaves if there are not too many



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