Friday, May 1, 2009

Landscape - Entomosporium Leafspot on Photinia

The following is a picture of a common leaf spot on Photinia that is being found in the landscape at this time.

Entomosporium leafspot on Photinia. Photo by Nancy Fisher Gregory, Plant Diagnostician, Department of Plant & Soil Sciences, University of Delaware

Entomosporium leafspot on Photinia is a common leafspot that produces small purple spots with gray centers. If control is desired it is best to protect the new growth from infection with a fungicide such as Daconil now and again in 10-14 days.

Information from Bob Mulrooney, Extension Plant Pathologist, UD.

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