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Existing Bonsai A To Z Entry for Nematodes


 - (Pests and Diseases)
Nematodes - Bonsai Pests and Diseases Bonsai Care

Wart-like swellings which appear on the roots of certain species (mainly Rosaceae e.g. qunce/cotoneaster). Visible impact is flagging topgrowth. 

Checks for nematodes should be carried out at re-potting.  If identified, the affected area should be sliced off and a systemic fungicide sprayed directly onto the cut.  Once re-potted fungicide should be applied every 2 weeks for the next 4-6 weeks.

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