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Laurel Bush

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my laurel bush develops brown tips on most of the leaves every winter, they disappear in the summer and it grows normally - any ideas what it is?



Frost burn

18 Feb, 2009


Or maybe even just wind burn in previous, mild years.

18 Feb, 2009


Hi Lhoyland,
I agree with both the above, or there is a possibility that it is marginal leaf scorch, the leaves that are damaged probably fall off in the summer which is normal with Laurel. I would suggest that you give them a dressing of sulphate of potash in March, about 2 ounces per bush broadcast at the base.

18 Feb, 2009

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