Key Plant, Key Pests: Azalea (Rhododendron spp.)
Red-colored fruit of 'Flordaguard' rootstock trees. Figure 6 from Rootstocks for Florida Stone Fruit: HS1110/HS366
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pest control
Rhododendron spp.

How to Cite

Popenoe, Juanita, Caroline Roper Warwick, Jacqueline Bourdon, and David J. Norman. 2018. “Key Plant, Key Pests: Azalea (Rhododendron spp.): ENH1303/EP567, 10/2018”. EDIS 2018 (6). Gainesville, FL.


This series of Key Plant, Key Pests publications are designed for Florida gardeners, horticulturalists, and landscape professionals to help identify common pests associated with common Florida flora. This publication, the sixth in the Key Plant, Key Pests series, helps identify the most common pests found on the Azalea.

This publication provides information and general management recommendations for the azalea caterpillar, azalea lace bug, azalea leafminer, rhododendron gall midge, azalea gall, cercospora leaf spot, mushroom root rot, ovulinia petal blight, wet root rots, and iron chlorosis.
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