Burford Holly Bushes

Our Burford Holly Shrubs Have Developed Rosette Clustered Leaves

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.

Share this Question:
Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Check here if you would like to receive notifications every time this question is answered.
You are subscribed to receive notifications whenever this question is answered.
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
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:

Was this answer useful?
Looking for more?
Here are more questions about Burford Holly Bushes

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

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