Types of Garden Diseases and Disorders
Just like people, strong, healthy plants are susceptible to disease and infection. Here's how to get to the root of common garden problems. The coral spot pictured here is commonly seen on dead twigs of trees and shrubs. In damp weather, small pink or red eruptions appear on infected bark. Cut out diseased areas promptly.
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Diseases such as canker, honey fungus, coral spot, and bacterial canker are all extremely serious and can infect plants and fruits alike. In most instances of disease, plants should be removed.