Garden Plants and Their Problems
ENEMY DAMAGE CONTROL
Mint
Four-lined plant Small black spots on termi- Dust with rotenone.
bug nal leaves.  
Rust Reddish pustules on leaves. Difficult to control.
MoNKSHOOD
(Aconite)
Cyclamen mite See Delphinium.  
Crown rot See Delphinium.  
Verticillium Leaves wilt, turn black, Start with healthy plants
wilt vessels show black when in a new location.
  cut.  
Morning Glory
Tortoise beetles Gold ""bugs"" eat leaves. Spray with DDT or lead
    arsenate.
Mountain-Ash
Scales Several species common. Dormant oil spray.
Woolly aphids White fluff on bark. Spray with lindane.
Japanese beetles Skeletonize leaves. Spray with DDT or lead
    arsenate.
Mountain-ash Everything but larger veins Spray with DDT or lead ar-
sawfly eaten. senate.
Fire blight Limbs dying. Cut out.
Mountain-
Laurel
(Kalmia)
Rhododendron Leaves stippled white or Spray with lindane.
lace bug gray.  
Leaf spot and Brown spots or blotches on Copper sprays.
leaf blight leaves.  
Narcissus
Bulb flies White maggots in rotting Treat bulbs with hepta-
  bulbs. chlor before planting.
Bulb nematode Dark ring in bulb. Growers treat with hot
    water.
Leaf scorch Leaf tips blighted as if by Spray or dust with copper.
  frost; flowers spotted.  



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