Magnolia, Southern
Symptom Cause  
Holes in leaves
Caterpillars
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Young portions of foliage disappear, or young tips disappear, bark peeled off
Deer
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Lesions on stems/trunk; foliage thins; dieback
Fungal Diseases
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Dead leaves matted together
Leaf Blight (bacterial)
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Bark of trunk and roots gnawed
Rodent Injury
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Leaves and branches encrusted with small bumps; stunted plant growth
Scale Insects
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Leaves stippled yellow or bronze; dry out and drop; may be webbing visible
Spider Mites
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Yellowing of foliage, gradual defoliation, plants may become stunted
Verticillium Wilt
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Brown spots on flowers; torn leaves
Weather Conditions
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Weakened plant, leaves yellowed, flying dandruff when foliage disturbed
Whiteflies
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Brown spots on flowers; torn leaves
Wind Burn
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