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Q.Holes In Portuguese Laurel Leaves

Zone Galway | tmgalway added on April 30, 2024 | Answered

My 4 year old portuguese laurel hedge suffers badly from shot hole and discoloration. I’ve also noticed similar on some nearby trees (Shirotae)

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Answered on May 1, 2024

Unfortunately, this does look like shot hole disease. Besides good sanitary practice, keeping all diseased growth off and away, and treating with, either, a copper fungicide or dormant oils.


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