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Systemic Fungicides?

This is a discussion on Systemic Fungicides? within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Can oomeone help me out with some fungicides? I think I am starting to have ...

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    Kyle is offline In the Great White North
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    Default Systemic Fungicides?

    Can oomeone help me out with some fungicides? I think I am starting to have some fungus problem on some of my plants. I would like to get this cleared up ASAP. I know that I am not able to find any physan 20 in Canada, so I'll have to use somthing else...

    Can you guys give me a list of some systemic fungicides?

    Has anyone used Pyton 27? I know I can get this one in Canada

    Are systemic fungicides absorbed through the roots or through the leaves?

    I might have to use a fungicide designed for roses and ornimentals, are there any that are known to be harmful to orchids?

    Sorry for so many questions...But thank for all your help

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    dosal is offline Member
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    Can you get Daconil in Canada? That is one of the best. Funginex is usually used on roses here and works fine on orchids. I wish I knew the latin names of the main ingredient, since that is what you would need. Maybe someone else can help.

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    Can,t get any of the named brands in the UK but i use a spray that is for roses & ornamentals.Seems to work fine with no side effects(so far).

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    To my knowledge, if a fungicide is rated for use on ornamentals, it's fine to use on orchids. I haven't found / used one yet that wasn't.

    Phyton-27 is a very good product. Fungicide and bactericide in one, and it's systemic, so if you can get that, definitely go for it.

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