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Zone Holywood, Northen Ireland | drlcj@aol.com added on April 7, 2018 | Answered

I have a bay tree hedge in the South of France. All the leaves are covered in small dark spots.
The hedge is starting to flower.
What is the cause of this and how can I treat it.
Thank you.
Dr Lynn Johnston

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Answered on April 7, 2018

It appears to be a bad case of spider mites. They will destroy a plant very quickly. There are many natural remedies that will et rid of this problem rather quickly. This collection of articles will give you ways to make your own pesticides, among other useful tips: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/organic/

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