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I have a bay tree 3ft tall in a big urn shapped pot abot 2ft, it has always been lovely but this winter the leaves have got a lot of black on them - I have sprayed with anti fungal, but still no improvement, I don't want to lose it any suggestions please


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  • lozzilozzi Posts: 1

    my 15 year old Bay tree's leaves have turned brown, ( so have the ones in the local garden centre) is there a reason for this, what can i do  and will it return to its beautiful former green ?

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