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deformed rose bud with golden liquid

I've noticed a deformed bud / unfurled leaves on my rose bush that almost looks like it has pustules. Dripping from it is a golden liquid, although it's been days since I first noticed and the drops haven't fallen so they must be gel-like. I assume there's something living in there.

Does anyone know what it could be?


  • Hampshire_HogHampshire_Hog Posts: 1,089
    edited May 2019
    The liquid I would think is probably honey or sap from the wound / bud I would cut that one off as the other one looks fine and you don't want to get any infection getting into the plant. 🐖

    "You don't stop gardening because you get old, you get old because you stop gardening." - The Hampshire Hog
  • emerbemerb Posts: 28
    Thanks! I've chopped it off.
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