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Q.Ligustrum Disease

Zone 32163 | PVicary added on January 9, 2022 | Answered

We had a beautiful ligustrum bush approximately 8-9 feet high. Hired a “landscaper” who walked the bush severely in mid summer here in Central Fl. Not only did we experience severe Leaf dropping which has slowed down considerably but the bush developed a brown bud of sorts all over as pics show. Is this new growth which is slow to develop or a serious problem? We don’t want to loose this privacy If possible. All dead leaves cleared from base,

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Answered on January 10, 2022

Unfortunately, your photos did not come through. I am unable to see the damage.

They can come back from considerable stress, so maintaining proper care can help them to return.

These articles will help:


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