Problems of Shrub Roses

Shrub Rose Problems
Symptoms Probable Causes
White; black or rusty spots on leaves Fungal Diseases
Holes in leaves and flowers Japanese Beetles
Leaves wrinkled or curled; discolored, stunted, tend to fall off Aphids
Black powdery sooty mold fungus forms on honeydew; Ants Herding Aphids
Leaves and buds chewed Caterpillars
Leaves discolored and distorted Rose Leafhoppers
Leaves stippled, yellow, dirty; webbing on interior stems of plant Spider Mites
Leaf blades yellow; green veins; Chlorosis
Yellow to brown spots on upper surfaces of leaves; Rust, A Fungal Disease



Actinovate biological fungicide 2oz.

by Natural Industries is our first line of defense in our yard

  • Effective aganst a wide range of fungal diseases.
  • Listed as an organic product by OMRI.
  • 2 oz treats 550 plants or covers up to 5,000 sq. ft. of turf.
  • Contains Streptomyces lydicus, a natural bacteria.
  • Easily applied from hose end sprayer.

Actinovate biological fungicide uses the beneficial bacteria, Streptomyces Lydicus, to control soil-borne diseases including pythium and fusarium as well as foliar diseases like powdery mildew. Gardeners using Actinovate as a soil drench can promote healthy root development and improve overall plant strength in addition to combating soil pathogens as the spores germinate and colonize the root zone. 100% soluble, Actinovate can also be used as a foliar spray.

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