How to Manage Pests

Pests in Gardens and Landscapes

Leaf burn or scorch

Leaf burn or scorch affects many trees and shrubs and are the result of abiotic disorders with a wide variety of causes including:

Leaves turn yellow or brown especially along margins and at the tip. They may curl, turn black and die or drop prematurely.


Provide plants with a good growing environment and proper cultural care.

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