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  • Iris Leaf Spot

    Created by getgrowing on

    Is Actinovate fungicide a safe product to use to kill this disease on my iris leaves? Is it systemic? I also get early blight on my flowers’ leaves and some tomato plants too.

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    E. Vinje

    Hello –

    Please check out this article for our recommendations on how to control Leaf Spot (https://www.planetnatural.com/pest-problem-solver/plant-disease/bacterial-leaf-spot/).

    As for early blight, it thrives in warm, humid environments. Keeping water off of the leaves and watering the roots directly can help to mitigate early blight. Staking, pruning, and increasing the air circulation at the base of plants can also help to control the problem. Adding compost to the soil surface as a mulch and discarding infected plant matter (DO NOT COMPOST) are also great garden practices that can help prevent many soil borne diseases.

    Early Blight

    Hope it helps!

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