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15/05/2013 at 17:07

Been watering this a lot over the past few days, but the leaves are still shedding and there are lots of spots on all the stems, which do not appear to be an insect so possible fungal infection?

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15/05/2013 at 17:31

It doesn't look too bad to me.  Currently phytophera is affecting a lot of plants incl azalea, rhododendrons and pieris....encouraged by this wet winter amd spring.  Fungal leaf spots too are rife.

Are you over watering?  Still bit cold for plants to need much watering

17/05/2013 at 08:50

Don't think I have overwatered the plant... if anything I could have given it more water over the past couple of months.

The leaves shedding may just be old foliage, but combined with all the little lumps on the stems, worried it is a disease?

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