Privet
Symptom Cause  
Sunken spots on leaves
Anthracnose Spot
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Major damage to foliage
Deer
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Tip of leaves brown, internal larvae trails visible. Leaves can be distorted. Premature drop of leaves.
Lilac Leaf Miners
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Leaves coated with white powder
Powdery Mildew
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Leaves dull green, cupped, turn color, drop; plant weak stunted
Privet Rust Mite
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Leaves dull green, cupped, turn color, drop; plant weak stunted
Privet Rust Mite
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Leaves and branches encrusted with small bumps; stunted plant growth
Scale
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Leaves brown/dry/sunken ovals; bark splits
Twig Blight
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