What's wrong with this bush?


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Old 04-25-16, 06:35 AM
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What's wrong with this bush?

Hello All,

Please see below picture.

Do you know what could be wrong with this bush? Are insects killing it or is it diseased?

I cannot see any bugs on the bush as of right now.

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Old 04-25-16, 09:52 AM
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Don't blame the bugs, it's Bush's fault!
 
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Old 04-26-16, 03:56 PM
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You can see small holes... bugs are eating the bush.
 
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Old 04-26-16, 05:06 PM
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I agree.... some kind of bug has definitely been chewing on the leaves. My first thought is aphids. Then maybe a caterpillar or beetle.

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Do we know what kind of shrub that is ?

landscape ipm.tamu.edu/insect_damage1.pdf
 
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Old 04-26-16, 05:14 PM
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Killing it? No... tasting it? Yes.
 
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Old 05-02-16, 11:34 AM
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It's an English Laurel.

HD recommends 3 in 1 insect, disease, and mite control hose spray
 
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Old 05-02-16, 11:43 AM
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This site seems to suggest slugs as a possibility, and suggests that on larger plants the damage is usually superficial and that no action is necessary on a well established plant.
 
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Old 05-10-16, 10:25 AM
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I see some circular holes.....might be shot hole fungus as well as something else.
 
 

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