Bay Sucker Of Laurel

Disease Information

Bay Sucker

Symptoms and damage

Bay sucker, as the name suggests, only attacks Bay Laurel and not Cherry or Portugal Laurel.

The nymphs of a tiny insect can infect Bay Laurel and suck sap from the leaves causing them to curl and discolour.

It is not a serious disease but can spoil the look of some of the leaves.

Small white/grey insects may be seen on the bottom side of the leaf or near where the leaf is curled up.


Spray with a systemic insecticide.


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