Root rot symptoms and treatment
Fungal diseases that cause decay and rotting of the roots and premature plant death – commonly due to overwatering and/or poor drainage.
Symptoms of Root rot
- Decay and rotting of the roots
- Premature plant death
Remedies for Root rot
- Improve drainage
- Treat with chlorethidiazole
- Grow resistant varieties
- Remove and destroy plants with root rot – it is normally fatal, although you may be able to propagate first.
- Practice crop rotations
Root rot can affect:
Gardener Experiences with Root rot
28 Mar 2014
04 Jan 2015Root rot
signs of root rot, probably not salvageable
28 Aug 2015Root rot
Lifted and potted plant – roots decaying.
08 Dec 2016Root rot
Phytophthora cinnamomi spores in soil