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RUST on one rose

99% of my roses have been stunning this year with the help of Rose Clear, but I have one rose that is totally covered in rust.
All the roses have been treated the same, water, feed, Rose Clear and are in the same bed.
I think I have 2 options ….
1st Cut to the ground and clear the area around it and keep fingers crossed it will be fine next year.
2nd Totally remove.
Any advice would be grateful... 


  • ChrisWMChrisWM Posts: 214
    @Marlorena is your person. This will flag it. This is my first year in gardening, including my four roses so I can only offer my very basic observation that all four types have unique responses to the weather, and problems (thankfully very few so far). They’re all planted in the same area. 
    If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. Cicero
  • MarlorenaMarlorena Posts: 8,329
    Do you know the name of this rose please, that is causing you rust problems... thanks..
    East Anglia, England
  • Jeff123Jeff123 Posts: 27
    Sorry I don't know the name of the rose, all over 30yrs old...
  • MarlorenaMarlorena Posts: 8,329
    I see, well without knowing any more about the rose, I would probably get rid of that one, after so many years...  especially as you've spent time and money spraying...  I'm not organic, but I don't spray roses, ever, I grow them 'hard'... if I wanted to keep the rose I would defoliate it, and throw a bucket of water over the roots every day for a week in this heat...  it should refoliate with healthy leaves, but if it doesn't then it's gone...
    East Anglia, England
  • Jeff123Jeff123 Posts: 27
    Thanks for your advise @Marlorena
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