Weeping pussywillow dying - Knowledgebase Question

Arlington, Vi
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Question by gdadd
August 1, 2010
Novice gardener in VA. This is my first yard. In March, I potted a weeping pussywilow tree and it flourished. Was amazed by its progress. In July leaves began to show small dense yellow spots. They became more pronounced

Answer from NGA
August 1, 2010
What you describe sounds like a fungal disease. You can apply a neem oil based product such as Garden Safe Fungicide or Rose Defense to protect the unaffected leaves and stop the disease in its tracks. Late next winter spray with a bordeaux (lime/sulfur) product before the plant produces catkins and before the leaves unfurl to protect next year's growth. Best wishes with your garden!

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