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Can anyone please tell me what could be the cause of distorted new leaves on my Forsythia. It was quite healthy until I pruned it! I have had in look in my book which suggests it may be irregular watering but some of the leaves also appear to be being nibbled by something. The shrub is obviously quite old and very well established.Many thanks.




My money's on capsid bug, specially if its affecting the newest leaves most - you need a pesticide spray containing fenitrothion.

28 May, 2011


Thanks very much Bamboo. I'll see if I can find a spray.

28 May, 2011


You were quite right Bamboo. Just after I replied I had another look at the shrub and spotted one of the little devils! Thanks again.

28 May, 2011

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