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Chrysanthemum > Wilted leaves

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Southern Blight
Sclerotium rolfsii

  • Leaves turn yellow then brown from the edges inward and wilt
  • The base of the stem may be brown or discolored
  • Often seen after warm, wet weather
  • Tiny tan to reddish brown hard spheres and white cottony growth can be seen at the base of infected leaves or in the soil around infected plants
  • More information on Southern Blight...

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