Below is a list of diseases of rose bushes and tips on how to prevent rose diseases and how to control rose diseases.
Rose gardening challenges, such as rose bush diseases, rose bush leaf diseases, shrub rose diseases and diseases of rose bushes in general, are more common in one area than another, so in order
is more likely to occur in your area, and look for roses that are the most resistant to those
Here is some information regarding these rose plant diseases and how to control them.
To control shrub rose diseases, such as black spot on roses, avoid wetting the foilage, such as using overhead sprinklers. Pick off infected
leaves and destroy them. Spray with baking soda mixture to prevent further infection.
This fungal disease is common when humidity is high with warm days and cool nights. The damage to roses are white or gray patches with a powdery appearance on leaves, shoots, buds and flowers, as well as premature leaf drop.
To control rose bush diseases such as powdery mildew on roses, pick off and destroy dameged and infected foilage, and clean up
dropped leaves. Spray with a baking soda mixture to prevent further infection.
Rose bush leaf diseases, like rust on roses, are most prevalent im damp, cool areas of the Western
The damage shows up as reddish orange-like bumps on the upper leaf surface. To control rust on roses,
pick off and destroy all dropped leaves. Follow with a spraying of the baking soda mixture or lime
sulfor, to stop the spread of this disease.
To give good rose health care and prevent any common rose diseases from infecting your plants, inspect your roses frequently, so if any problems crop up, you'll spot it quickly and can take appropriate measures before it gets out of hand.