What Are the White Spots on Rose Bushes?

White spots on rose bushes are an indication of a fungal disease such as powdery mildew. Several sprays are available to both treat and prevent fungal diseases on roses.

Keywords: Rose fungal diseases, White spots on roses, Rose bushes fungus

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Anna Aronson began working as a journalist in 2000 and spent six years at suburban Chicago newspapers before pursuing freelance work. She enjoys writing about health care topics, in particular obstetrics, pediatrics and nutrition. She received a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Eastern Illinois University and is now studying for a Master of Science in medicine degree to become a physician's assistant.