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My Aucuna Japonica, Spotted Laurel has black leaves on it I have already lost one, does anyone have an answer.



I tend to see black leaves on them due to lack of water/too much sun. They do best in moist soil in semi-shade - badly in dry soil and full sun. I wish my one would do better - it has semi shade but Vine Weevils and Slugs get to it.

25 Jul, 2013


I often get black leaves on my Aucuba bushes but I just prune them out and they survive and soon grow back. Mine are all in shade and as Kildermorie says they seem to suffer when we have dry spells.

25 Jul, 2013

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