Pacific Dogwood

Larry Caldwell larryc at
Tue Jun 10 07:07:10 EST 1997

In article <339B474C.6DB2 at>,
Pat <Coddington at> wrote:

> The leaves on my Dogwood are developing necrotic patches.  Anyone
> remember what disease this is, and possible treatments?

Cornus Nuttalli needs well drained roots.  It's been a wet spring.
Summer watering will kill c. nuttalli.  Things should dry out soon.
Don't let landscape watering hit the plant unless it starts to show
signs of drought stress.

Most deciduous trees in the PNW can benefit from dormant spraying.

-- Larry

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