The symptoms of rose mosaic are highly variable. These symptoms may appear only occasionally, depending on weather and plant growing conditions. Chlorotic patterns showing bleached appearance of the leaves are common.
Ring spots can also be commonly seen in case of the disease. Viruses associated with rose mosaic disease can reduce flower production and plant growth and shorten plant life-span.
Single or mixed infections of ApMV and PNRSV causes symptoms of the disease. Mottling of the leaves is a symptom associated with the disease.
The symptoms can be seen on entire leaf, or sections of leaves, and can show bumpy features with chlorotic sections on the leaves.
Severe patterns of the symptoms. Closely spaced uninfected plants have been reported to be infected by the virus through transmission by natural root grafting under experimental conditions.
Severe rose mosaic symptoms on all new leaves from plants pruned in a commercial nursery.