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Plant Clinic Help Desk
Bring your plants with insect or disease problems or plants for identification! Ask our knowledgeable Master Gardener ... READ MORE
Recently, a home gardener brought in some strange looking new leaves on his camellia. The youngest leaves were thick and fleshy and looked more characteristic of a succulent type plant than a camellia. What’s wrong with these leaves?
The ... READ MORE
Leyland cypress, x Cupressocyparis leylandii, has been hugely popular over the past 20 years as an ornamental landscape tree. It has the reputation of being a beautiful evergreen that can grow at a rate of up to 3 to 4 feet per year. Sounds ... READ MORE
Fleshy distortions are appearing on some azaleas this time of year. What is responsible for this? A fungus, Exobasidium vaccinia, likes our cool, wet spring weather and infects azalea leaves and flower petals. This disease likes a cool, wet, ... READ MORE
This spring powdery mildew has been prevalent on many non-resistant cultivars of ornamental plants, particularly rose and crapemyrtle.
Ideal conditions for powdery mildew development, warm days and cool nights followed by rain, ... READ MORE
This summer's rainy and humid weather has created a perfect environment for the proliferation of a variety of fungal diseases. Of particular interest is Cercospora, which is a genus of fungus containing over 1,200 different species. Because ... READ MORE
Gray Leaf Spot is a common fungal disease of St. Augustinegrass. Recent wet conditions have promoted this disease. This includes high humidity, heavy dews and particularly frequent afternoon and evening rains.
The individual spots or lesions ... READ MORE