Acuba
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Aucuba japonica leaf wilt

Zone Souderton, PA 18964 | lenrbb added on July 10, 2017 | Answered

Shrub is about 2-3 feet size, in current location 3 years and previously healthy. Since spring this shrub shows leaf curling on several branches. Stands in partial shade. No other leaf distortion or discoloration.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 12, 2017

Leaf curl does generally indicate pests, disease or even exposure to herbicides.
Inspect the leaves and bark for any indications of issues. Some pests can be difficult to see.
These links have more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/aucuba/aucuba-plant-care.htm
http://www.clemson.edu/extension/hgic/plants/landscape/shrubs/hgic1057.html

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