[gardeners] Fundicides

byron bromley (gardeners@globalgarden.com)
Fri, 13 Apr 2001 00:49:53 -0400


Thanks for the try,  My County agent says All I can use is copper or 50/50
copper and mancozeb.

This stuff is not available to me without a pesticide applicators permit.

Peppers:  captan (Captan, Maestro); copper hydroxide (Champion, Coppercide,
> Kocide); tribasic copper sulphate (Basicop, Copper 53); thiram (Thiram
> zineb (Zineb)

Bonide Chemical finally came up with a close match  called "Fly Spec

Normaly a disease of Apple fruit. I have seen it on an apple tree I planted
many years ago.

I did find some pic's on the web of this disease on hibiscus.  Very close,
spots a little larger.  But it was on leaf margins on the outer 1/2 of the

Bonide recommended Fungoil which is a legal chem for homegrowers.

Thanks for your thoughts