Prunus > Leaves > Dots, spots, or blotches on leaves
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- Leaves have thick puckered to curled spots that are yellow to reddish brown
- Diseased leaves droop, turn brown and die as the disease progresses
- Witches brooms, clusters of small twigs arising from a swollen area of the branch, form on some infected trees
- Common on wild cherry trees
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- Leaf spots dry up and fall out, leaving holes in the leaf, leave appear to have shot holes
- Purple to reddish brown spots that are up to 1/10th inch diameter
- Spots grow together, causing large parts of the leaf to turn brown
- Leaves with multiple spots turn yellow and fall off prematurely
- Damage first seen in late spring, early summer
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Bacterial spot and canker
Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae
- Angular, brown to black leaf spots that eventually drop out leaving holes and giving a ragged appearance on leaves
- Blossoms turn brown, especially after frost damage
- Sunken dark colored elliptical cankers form on branches
- Sticky gums (gummosis) or sour-smelling liquid are excreted from infected branches
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- White or yellow speckled or pinprick discolorations on upper
- Lace bugs are up to 1/4 inch long; light colored bodies with dark colored spots; intricate, lacy wings
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