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Discolouration of azalea leaves


By Pip_c

Southern Sydney, NSW, Australia Au

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Try looking up 'rhododendron lace bug'.
Are there any insects on the underside of the leaves and rusty brown spots ?
These do occur on azaleas and other evergreens.

11 Sep, 2009


Thanks Aster, it was lace bug

9 Oct, 2009


Oh thanks Pip,it's nice to hear of a good result,I hope your azalea is fully recovered :)

9 Oct, 2009


It's funny, I was very slack and didn't do anything about it, but it seems to have cleared up naturally :-)

11 Oct, 2009


Your plant must be healthy to shrug them off anyway lol

11 Oct, 2009


Or I could be not looking hard enough lol

12 Oct, 2009


I had a similar experience with my photinia,had the black spots so I cut off most of the leaves.Was ok for that summer then -same spots over winter. I left it and they disappeared of their own accord !!

12 Oct, 2009

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