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Q.What Is Wrong With My Sunshine Ligustrum?

Zone Greenwood, MS. 38930 | Anonymous added on August 12, 2022 | Answered

Following picture came from the middle of the plant. How can I treat this?

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Answered on August 23, 2022

It does appear to be what is known as "Witches Broom". This describes the appearance of the issue at hand. Unfortunately, it can be caused by many things, from environmental to disease to mutation. In your case, it looks microbial, whether that be fungal, bacterial, or viral.

It will likely take a visit to your local extension service for some testing.


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