Privet Diseases

Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Privet diseases.
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Updated: August 14, 2017

Privet Diseases
DiseaseSymptomsPathogen/CauseManagement
GallKnobby galls 6 inches in length and 1½ inches in diameter occur on stems of common privet.PhomopsisPrune infected stems.
Twig blight and cankerCommon or European and Lodenese privet twigs die. Cankers have pinkish fungal fruiting structures. Affected bark splits and plants die when girdled.Glomerella cingulataPlant resistant cultivars such as Amure, California, Ibota, or Regal.