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Viburnum > Stems/branches > Branch tips dark and curled downward

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Botryosphaeria canker
Botryosphaeria dothidea

  • Leaves on one or more branches wilt, die and turn brown
  • Cankers are sunken, dark colored areas on branches
  • Fungal fruiting bodies give canker area a rough or pimpled appearance
  • Infected young shoots turn dark brown and curl over in a shepherd's crook
  • More information on Botryosphaeria canker...

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