Daphne Plants

Ever green Daphney.

Zone South Ockendon, Essex. RM15 5JZ | Anonymous added on April 1, 2018 | Answered

My Daphney always has lots of flowers this year is no exception, but the leaves are falling off, and now the flowers are going a blackish colour.

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Answered on April 2, 2018

Inspect the plant for pests. Neem Oil can be used to treat most pest issues.
Make sure the soil is well drained. Daphne hate to have soggy soil and can die of root rot very quickly.
If weather was very cold it can cause the roots to become susceptible to fungal root rot.

There are some 10 different viruses that can effect the Daphne plant. Use clean tools to prune any damaged plant material away.
If it is just a few branches, try applying a systemic fungicide.

If the entire plant is infected there is little that can be done.


Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Daphne Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Learn From
Your Peers on
Our Blog

Visit Our Blog

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More