Climbing Roses
Symptom Cause  
Leaves and buds chewed
Caterpillars
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Leaf blades yellow; green veins;
Chlorosis
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Growth on roots
Crown Gall
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Plant stunted; leaves yellowed
Flower Thrips
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Leaves rolled, tied with webbing
Leafrollers
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Plant stunted; leaves yellowed
Root Knot Nematodes
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Skeletonized foliage, damages petals
Rose Chafers
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Holes eaten in buds, buds fail to open
Rose Curculio
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Knots on stems
Rose Gall
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Leaves discolored and distorted
Rose Leafhoppers
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Buds deformed, black, crisp; stem tips dead;
Rose Midge
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Yellow, brown rings on leaves, new leaves puckering, curled; buds malformed
Rose Mosaic/Streaks
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Leaves/canes encrusted with small bumps
Rose Scale
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Leaves eaten between veins, holes lacy;
Rose Slugs
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Spiral tunnels around canes
Rose Stem Girdler
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Yellow/brown spots on surfaces of leaves
Rust (on plants)
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Leaves stippled, yellow, dirty; webbed
Spider Mites
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Canes girdled; die back; leaves wilt
Stem Borers
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Canes swell and discolored
Stem Canker
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Holes in leaves or buds, leaves, buds, flowers chewed off
Stinging Rose Caterpillar
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