Biosecurity alert: Myrtle Rust

Myrtle rust is an introduced and highly invasive fungal disease of Myrtaceae plants, including peppermint trees, Geraldton wax, eucalypts, melaleuca, bottlebrushes and lilly pilly.

 

Do not touch myrtle rust. Report it 

If you suspect plant material is showing symptoms of myrtle rust do not touch it or collect samples. Take clear photos of the whole plant, affected area and lesions and report it. 

How to report myrtle rust