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Q.Dark Spots Appear On Established Leaves, Top And Underside Of 4 Year Old Baytree.

Zone Bedfordshire | Anonymous added on June 11, 2024 | Answered

New leaf growth appears unaffected but is decimated once established. I have noticed minute spiders / mites and wondered if this was the cause. I would be very grateful to receive advice on identifying and treating the problem. Thank you.

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Answered on June 12, 2024

It could be psyllid damage. I also included information on other causes of leaf spots. These articles should help:





Also make sure the plants are not overfertilized. Excess minerals can cause dieback on leaf tips.

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