soo ong in south perth, perth Western Australia
Nature of problem:
have small orb spider and spider webs in several of my roses. is this a problem that will affect the rose bush?
Type of Plant (if known):
roses of vious types
Symptoms of Plant Illness (please try NOT to diagnose your problems yourself):
Soil Type (e.g. sandy, clay or loam) OR Potting Mix Type:
How often do you water the plant:
How many hours of sunlight does the plant get each day:
How long since you planted it:
Have you fertilised? If so, with what and when:
black marvel. once in august
Is the plant indoors or outdoors:
Is the plant in a pot or in the ground:
What other treatments have you given the plant:
lime sulphur after pruning.
Upload photo if available:
noticed spider webs on bushes. thought they were spider mites. had attack previous year. used predator mites in august. noticed that spider webs still around. then found 3mm orb spider.
Hi Soo Ong, spider webbing is not a problem unless it is accompanied by plant damage like leaf or flower discolouring or disfigurement. So ignore the webbing, Don