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13/09/2013 at 16:15

The ends of the leaves on my new cotoneaster lacteus are going black.  Help Please!

13/09/2013 at 16:58

Have a look at "fireblight" and see if you think that is what it is.

13/09/2013 at 17:49

Sounds like fire light. Always dip secateurs or loppers in a dilute solution of Jeyes fluid between each cut. Cut out all infected areas back to healthy shoot.

13/09/2013 at 18:31

If it is fireblight and there are any pear trees in your garden or in the vicinity, get rid of the whole plant fast, as it will spread to them!

13/09/2013 at 18:32

Thanks for your advice. Have only had it a week and not touched it yet.  Company think it might be in shock!  So giving it a couple of weeks to settle in.  Don't think fire blight as not on trunk and couldn't cut it out as its  affected every leaf.

13/09/2013 at 23:24

can you send us a photo? Might help to see what's happening

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