Soapy water on my rose bushes for brown and black spots

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  1. margie12u

    margie12u In Flower

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    Hi everyone do you know if its true to put some soapy water on my rose bushes for the brown and black spots it will help. all my leaves are falling off, about 90 percent of the leaves are gone in just a couple of days,Thank you for your help Margie :stew2:

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  2. kuntrygal

    kuntrygal Texas Rose

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    Margie, I'm sorry I don't have an answer for you, but I am sure someone will be along soon, that really knows their stuff. That's a pity about your roses losing all their leaves. :(
     
  3. dooley

    dooley Super Garden Turtle

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    Don't use soapy water. Spray the bushes with milk. Be sure to get the undersides as well as the tops. It does work but you may need to do it more than once. I generally pick off all the leaves affected with the spots and trash them. Don't put them in your compost. dooley
     
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