Lilac Bushes
Q.

Trying to Identify a Leaf Fungus

Zone New Brunswick | garyclam9 added on June 18, 2015 | Answered

I've discovered what I think is a fungus on my lilac leaves which is causing them to shrivel.

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on June 19, 2015

These tiny worm like growths are Spindle Galls. They are caused by the tiny Eriophyid Mite.
They form in the spring mostly and really don't harm the host plant.

00
Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

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

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

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Lilac Bushes
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More