Coral spot

Coral spot is a fungal disease of woody plants causing branches to die back. Small coral-pink raised spots (pustules) form after the branch dies. The presence of coral spot often indicates that the plant has been weakened by other factors.

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Coral spot

Quick facts

Common name Coral spot
Scientific name Nectria cinnabarina
Plants affected Many woody plants
Main symptoms Branch die-back, followed by small coral-pink fungal pustules
Caused by Fungus
Timing Throughout the year

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