Burford Holly Bushes
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our burford holly shrubs have developed rosette clustered leaves

Zone 76039 | wdwrkr added on March 24, 2012 | Answered

These clustered leaves are on many of the plants. They are small shrivelled and some have turned dark.

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Heather
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Answered on March 26, 2012

It sounds like your holly has developed a condition called witches broom. In warmer climates like yours, it is typically caused by Sphaeropsis tumefaciens.

This article on it should help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/witches-broom-disease.htm

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