Berries on Holly Bush are black, leaves are spotted (Pic)?

lucienaltaMay 7, 2014

I planted two bushes approximately three years ago and they have been through two previous winters with no problems with frost. We had a particularly hard winter this year and the berries are black and shriveled. The leaves are spotted? Have I lost my bushes? I have another picture but can't get it to post here. I will add a reply to my own message showing the second picture.

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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

post a second pic.. by replying to your own post ...

where are you .. that frost was all you had this winter ... is that your zip code???

all the stuff down low.. looks fine ... there is no reason you will lose the plant ...

give it some time to recover.. and then you prune out the ugly stuff ...

berries dont hang on forever.. so i wouldnt even include that in the problem ...

lets see if the second pic changes any of this ...

ken

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lucienalta

Here is a close up of the berries and the spotted leaves. will post one more picture.

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lucienalta

I live in Rochester, NY. Here is picture #3. Thanks for looking.

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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

Looks like cold damage, to me.

    Bookmark   May 7, 2014 at 6:50PM
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