How to Manage Pests

Pests in Gardens and Landscapes

Fuchsia—Fuchsia spp.
Family Onagraceae (Evening Primrose family)

Plant identification

Fuchsia species are evergreen or deciduous shrubs. Many hybrids are available.

Optimum conditions for growth

The climatic zone for Fuchsia varies by species; they are most common along the coast. They prefer partial to full shade. Provide frequent light fertilization and frequent overhead sprinkling, especially in warmer climate areas. Ample water is generally required.

Fuchsia blossoms
Fuchsia blossoms

Leaves and blossoms
Leaves and young blossoms

Pests and disorders of Fuchsia spp.



Environmental disorders



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