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Old gooseberry bush with rust


 
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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2011 1:22 am    Post subject: Old gooseberry bush with rust Reply with quote

I have an old gooseberry bust that I transplanted today.
It suffers from some kind of red, scabby rust.
Are there treatments for this and what works best?

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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2011 11:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

this disease is called gooseberry cluster cup rust and needs a second host plant to propagate itself (usually sedges I think). Pick off all the infected fruit and leaves and bury or burn them. You may get a recurrence next year but not as bad. You can definitely control it by picking off the infected fruit and leaves.
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