FUCHSIA RUST

FUCHSIA RUST
by Rhonda C. Koski & C. C. Powell
Department of Plant Pathology
The Ohio State University
(Condensed from an article in Ohio Florists’ Association Bulletin, August 1985)
 

Rust disease of fuchsia has become increasingly prevalent and damaging in Ohio greenhouses as well as in other states in recent years. Management of the disease requires and understanding of the biology of the pathogen, Continue reading FUCHSIA RUST

FOR BEGINNERS ONLY

FOR BEGINNERS ONLY

Start Easy & Grow with Pleasure

By Chuck Hassett


If you have never grown fuchsias let me say that once you have seen them in all their glory, in a well kept garden or a beautifully staged fuchsia show, you will be charged with enthusiasm. Continue reading FOR BEGINNERS ONLY

AMERICAN FUCHSIA SOCIETY BASIC FUCHSIA CULTURE

AMERICAN FUCHSIA SOCIETY

BASIC FUCHSIA CULTURE

updated: February 2012

The fuchsia growing cycle starts early spring, when the weather begins to warm after the last frost or hard freeze. The cycle ends in October or November when fuchsias go dormant. Continue reading AMERICAN FUCHSIA SOCIETY BASIC FUCHSIA CULTURE

“SO, YOU WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT FUCHSIAS?”

SO, YOU WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT FUCHSIAS?”

By John J. Rolib


I have read a lot recently that one should continue to learn after one finishes formal school, that school should be the place one is furnished the background from which he can continue to increase knowledge. So it is with fuchsias. Continue reading “SO, YOU WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT FUCHSIAS?”

THE BULLETIN

The Society started out with a publication in the form of a news letter with information on fuchsia culture to guide the amateur.

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American Fuchsia Society 2009 Achievement Award

Medal of Achievement: is awarded from time to time for outstanding performance in the affairs of the Society. It was designed by Dr. Fred Davis and the first one was awarded to Miss Alice Eastwood in 1948. The latest one was awarded in 2007 to Ed Salome. The medal is not longer made. The current award is a beautiful plaque.

At this year’s 2009 AFS Annual Meeting, the American Fuchsia Society, board of directors, recognized Dr. Peter Baye Ph. D. Continue reading American Fuchsia Society 2009 Achievement Award