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gray1720

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Mint rust
« on: May 04, 2020, 08:08:05 »
It seems that I (well, my mint) have mint rust.

Any suggestions - do I bin the lot, grin and bear it and hope it doesn't get too bad, or what?

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Mint rust
« on: May 04, 2020, 08:08:05 »

saddad

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Re: Mint rust
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2020, 11:50:44 »
As mint isn't hard to get hold of... I'd suggest grubbing it out and burning it and growing in a different place.

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Re: Mint rust
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2020, 12:01:42 »
You could try taking "Tip Cuttings"

When I grew Dahlias and on the odd occasion they become virused (There's that word again :BangHead:) we would take tip cuttings

Apparently the top couple of inches of new growth has yet to succumb to the virus so once rooted you have a non-virused plant.

Perhaps the system might work with Mint????

Probably worth a try....what have you to lose?