wax myrtle – problem
12' shrub dying. Leaves turning brown and falling off. 6 yrs. old and irrigated. Two other wax myrtles planted same time in close proximity and look healthy. Have been told it has possible borers.
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There are many things that could be wrong with it. Borers are a possibility. This article may be helpful in determining if it is borers:
This article will name some other diseases or pests that might be affecting it:
In general, if you are unable to pinpoint what is wrong, I would recommend treating the plant with neem oil. It is both a fungicide and a pesticide and will treat many issues that could possibly be wrong.