Re: Fungus Help

From: Rand Nicholson (
Date: Tue Feb 02 1999 - 17:04:35 PST

Date: Tue, 2 Feb 1999 21:04:35 -0400
From: Rand Nicholson <>
Message-Id: <aabcdefg308$foo@default>
Subject: Re: Fungus Help

>I apologize for asking this question here, since I'm SURE it has been
>covered before. But this is my first experience with this problem,
>I have a group of Sarracenia outdoors right now, and everybody appears
>to be "sleeping" nicely. However, just yesterday I noticed that one of
>the S. rubra wherryi has a grayish mold or fungus on the top of the
>rhizome, and about the first half-inch of the stumps remaining from the
>pitchers. Can I safely assume this is botrytis?

>Craig McDonald
>Frisco, Texas
>Zone 8

I can't really help you here, you've got serious trouble from your
description, but you might try dusting the plants with sulphur _before_
they go dormant.

Kind Regards,


Rand Nicholson <>
New Brunswick, Canada
The Great White Frozen North

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