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Q.my holly bush is losing its leaves

Zone 8 | lynntavenner added on May 30, 2015 | Answered

My holly bush is losing its leaves,leaving the stems bare except for the tips. They still have the leaves.

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Answered on May 30, 2015

Are there spots on the leaves? If so, your bush could have Holly Leaf Spot Or Holly Tar Spot - this would cause leaves to drop. More information can be found here:

Are there any signs of insects? Some insects, such as scale, will cause leaf defoliation. For more information on scale, please visit the following link:

Lastly, I would review the following article which provides more information on holly bush pests and diseases to see if anything is a match for what is happening to your bush:

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