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i have a red wood type bush of which the  new leaves turn red when new

 at the moment there are a few leaves with black spots on how do i cure this problem

 yours john h2


  • jeffdjeffd Posts: 61

    If the plant you describe is a red robin ( Photinia ), black spot quite a common problem, which can be caused by weather conditions or a fungus.Collect and dispose all fallen leaves, You can try a suitable fungicide in spring. I get this in my garden and it is something you have to put up with, some years the plant suffers much more than others.

  • thank you i will collect the leaves thank you again

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