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Rose Pest Management Calendar

The information and recommendations in these Notes were developed for North Carolina conditions and may not apply elsewhere.

rose pest calendar

* Degree of importance of pest: I=Important pest, high probability of occurrence, II=Treat as needed: III=Occasional pest, treat when detected.

** Number of applications needed for most effective control. It is usually best to wait 10 to 14 days between applications in cool weather and 7 to 10 days between applications in warm weather.

C=Use cheesecloth or netting to protect flowers;
T=Japanese beetle traps should be kept away from the rose beds.  Traps are effective in reducing      beetle population somewhat but are not 100% effective
S=Spray.


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Published by North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Distributed in furtherance of the Acts of Congress of May 8 and June 30, 1914. Employment and program opportunities are offered to all people regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. North Carolina State University at Raleigh, North Carolina A&T State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments cooperating.
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James R. Baker, Extension Specialist (emeritus)
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