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Ligustrum

September 16, 2017

Question

Can you tell me what is wrong with this ligustrum?  I have 6 of these in different locations and they all have it.

 

Answer

Your ligustrum has a great case of a leaf-spotting disease called cercospera.  This late in the year I don’t think a spray program will be very effective. If foliage falls this late in the year rake it up and dispose of it. Next spring, you may want to lightly prune and then spray with a general fungicide such as Daconil.

 


 

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