Amaryllis disease question

Randall P. Linke
Sun, 30 Oct 2011 13:33:38 PDT
I don't think this is insect related.  Other than the haemanthus, which I
raised from seed, it only affects three pots of amaryllis  that I have, two
of which are bulbs of color forms that I bought two years ago.  They
however have not been in close proximity to the pot of the more common pink
ones.  The haemanthus is less affected and I raised it from seed, but it's
pot is next to one of the amaryllis pots.

* *I did just locate a picture of necrotic spot virus on an oncidium orchid
leaf at…
looks a lot like what I am seeing on these amaryllis. There is a site that
discusses this virus on a amaryllis but it is currently unavailable.


On Sun, Oct 30, 2011 at 1:24 PM, J.E. Shields <> wrote:

> Possibly insect damage.  Try treating with imidacloprid or bifenthrin or a
> mixture of both.  See if that helps.
> Jim Shields
> At 01:11 PM 10/30/2011 -0700, you wrote:
> >Last year, over time, the leaves became quite distorted.  Unfortunately I
> >don't  have pictures of that nor do I recall how it looked in a way that I
> >could describe it.
> >
> >Randy
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