Cornus anthracnose

Cornus anthracnose is a fungal disease that kills the leaves and young shoots of some North American Cornus species (dogwoods). Infections cause dead blotches on leaves and die-back of young stems.

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Cornus anthracnose

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Common name Cornus anthracnose
Scientific name Discula destructiva
Plants affected Cornus florida, Cornus nutallii and Cornus kousa
Main symptoms Dead blotches on leaves, stem die-back
Caused by Fungus
Timing Late spring onwards

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