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Problem with Virginia Creeper

Problem with Virginia Creeper

I planted a Yellow Wall Virginia Creeper early this year, has been feed, mulched, watered as needed. It was very health in early spring with lots of new growth, but for past 2 months it slowly detoriated. Leaves looked like something was eating them so I sprayed with insecticide (caterpillars, whitefly, blackfly & other mites), although I could never see any insects. Also not slugs as pellets remain uneaten. Leaves are dry and paper-like, Any new growth curls up and turns brown. Inish, Fanad, Co Donegal Posted: 22/07/2017

It is possibly capsid bug damage by feeding on young growth, though this damage is usually more tattered and torn. The capsid bug run down the plant at your approach.

The twisting could be weedkiller damage too. 



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