Wilt or thorn beetle

The capsized stems are tyopical of wilt or thorn beetle damage. The Wilt or Thorn beetle is able to cause considerable damage to the soft shoots of a rose bush. Fortunately…

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White fly

Severe white fly damage to rose leaves. When: White fly infestations can occur from summer to autumn, but they are uncommon to settle on roses. Where: country wide Remedy: Apply Koinor as…

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Thrips

Thrips are a type of invisible plague to roses and many other ornamental and even fruit and vegetable plants! They can be tough customers to get rid of once they…

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termites

Termites can attack a rose bush and ring bark it. The bark is eaten close to where the main stem comes out of the ground. When: Prevalent in drier periods, but…

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Chafer beetles

If your rose bush looks anything like this, then Chafer beetles have been eating away at your leaves during the night. That is why one doesn't necessarily see the beetles…

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Bollworm

Caterpillars that chew holes and tunnels through your rose blooms are referred to as bollworms. A female moth lays her eggs onto the usually still closed bud. When the caterpillars…

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