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Definition of crown rot

Categorized under "General"

Definition as written by Terry:

A fungal disease caused by excess water around the base of the plant, and can arise when plants are planted too deeply or in soil that does not drain adequately.

Prevention is key - plant at the proper depth, improve soil drainage, and choose plants suited for the soil conditions.


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