Dogwood, Flowering
Symptom Cause  
Leaves spotted; die back; cankers
Anthracnose (on plants)
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Flowers; leaves or twigs wilt
Blight (fungus)
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Leaves stunted; swellings on trunk/roots
Canker (fungus)
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Young portions of foliage disappear, young tips disappear, bark peeled off
Deer
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Small holes in bark and stems surrounded by sawdust; limbs girdled
Dogwood Borers
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Leaves spotted; die back; cankers
Dogwood decline
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Bark of stems and roots gnawed
Rodent Injury
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Slow growth; pale foliage
Root Competition
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Leaves and branches encrusted with small bumps; stunted plant growth
Scale Insects
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