Potentilla Shrubs
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Brown bunches on my potentilla shrubs

Zone nw suburb of Chicago, IL 60018 | janeejr1 added on August 10, 2015 | Answered

Shrubs are falling to the ground and have small bunches of brown leaves all over...why?

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on August 12, 2015

Is the area dry or have had excessive moisture?
Both can lead to issues with insects or fungus.
Remove the dead material and treat with Neem Oil. This works as both an insecticide and fungicide.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/potentilla/growing-potentilla-shrubs.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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