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Can you recommend a fungicide that would be safe to use on Roridula? I realize that Roridula is quite sensitive with its cultivation. One of my dentata seedlings appears to be suffering...the leaves are turning a grayish color and are dying...could this be a botrytis infection?

Thank you,


Hi Derick,

Try the Bayer 3 in one for Roridula.  It's active ingredient, tebuconazole, has proven pretty safe on most plants.  Test it, however, on just a couple seedlings before spraying the whole lot.  

If possible, try to keep the humidity lower where you have these.  That may help with fungus.

Good Growing!

Jeff Dallas
Sarracenia Northwest

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