Register free!
Search
 
     

The Green Industry's Resource Center


Click for Weather
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-07-2012, 04:37 PM
sabredave sabredave is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 3
Eleagnus: Verticillum Wilt

I am located in charlotte nc and i planted a hedge row of eleagnus the spring of 2011 and now i have about 11 of them completely dead, 10 starting to die and about 25 that look great. I thought this plant was indestructible until i started hearing about this verticillium wilt. Plants are randomly turning yellow as they might be nutrient deficient as well as dropping there leaves and the plant becomes scarce. Was wondering if this could be the cause or is there some other disease that eleagnus can get and has anyone had this problem?. Also i have established eleagnus which has been in the ground for 6-7 years and it is doing fine. A little help or suggestions would be great
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-07-2012, 07:14 PM
agrostis agrostis is offline
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Winston-Salem NC
Posts: 1,675
If you want to know for sure, send a sample (and know what is considered a sample) to the plant pathology dept. at NC State. It will cost less than $10. That is the only way to know exactly. Verticillum wilt is rare and complicated, don't guess at this.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:12 PM.

Page generated in 0.05694 seconds with 9 queries