Laurels

Something Attacking My Old Laurel Hedge


Lynn Trebilco added on May 11, 2016 | Answered

My old laurel hedge is being eaten alive but I can't find anything like a caterpillar that is causing the problem. What do you suggest I do - spray with Pyrethrum? Many thanks Lynn


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on May 12, 2016

Search for more clues on the leaves of your hedge.
Are there chewing or holes in the leaves?
Yellowing or color changes?

Here are some articles that will help you pinpoint the pest or disease.

http://www.laurelhedging.com/care/pests-of-laurel.html
http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/GARDEN/PLANTS/englishlaurel.html

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