Leucothoe Diseases

Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Leucothoe diseases.
Leucothoe Diseases - Articles

Updated: July 31, 2016

Leucothoe Diseases
Cylindrocladium leaf spotDark spots form on leaves. Lesions on stems can girdle and kill them.CylindrocladiumAvoid overhead irrigation. Apply a fungicide as a drenching spray.
Cylindrocladium root rotPlants are stunted. Leaves yellow and wilt as branches die. Many dark-brown to black lesions form on roots, enlarge, and girdle roots. Longitudinal cracks may develop in the stem at the soil line.CylindrocladiumAvoid overhead irrigation. Apply fungicide as a soil drench.


Gary W. Moorman, Ph.D.