Root and Crown Rots
Symptoms and damage
creates rot both at the top and the bottom of the laurel plant. This fungus
travels through soil and infiltrates the plant through the root system. Over
time, it can rot the roots away, starving the plant and necessitating its
removal. However, before this happens the top of the laurel will start to drop
leaves and branches.
sure the crown of your shrub is thin enough to allow light into the bush and
remove infected areas of the plant as soon as possible. If the plant continues
to decline, remove it before other plants in the area contract the disease.
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