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Sudden Oak Death Native Plants


Pots should not be in contact with the soil, as diseases can both leave and enter through drainage holes. Insulate pots from the soil surface using one or all of these methods:
Weed cloth
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Fallen leaves and standing water + inoculum = Phytophthora infection 300_cans
Do not use dirty pots, they may contain inoculum. 300_dirty pots 2
If you re-use pots, be sure to clean residual soil and sanitize, using a dilute disinfectant solution, hot water, or steam.



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Contact: Gary Chastagner, 253-445-4528 | WSU Puyallup Research & Extension Center, 2606 West Pioneer, Puyallup, WA, 98371-4998 USA
Last updated January 2, 2013