Healthy privet hedges depend on proper watering. Most of their few diseases thrive in wet conditions.
However, that doesn't mean privet hedges are immune to disease.
Disease can attack healthy privet hedges. (Image by Flickr.com, courtesy of David Bleasdale). Privet hedges are extremely hardy and can thrive in almost any soil condition or location.
If the leaves of your privet hedge curl, turn yellow or reddish and begin to die, your hedge might have wilt.
The plants of your privet hedge can be affected by numerous types of diseases, among which the most common are the honey fungus and the wilt.
Privet Hedge Disease. Privet hedges are extremely hardy and can thrive in almost any soil condition or location.
To properly prepare the site where the privet hedge will be planted, till the earth to a depth of six inches.
Privet plants are attacked by a number of diseases such as blight and powdery mildew.
The suburban favourite is playing a guilty role in the tree’s dieback disease.
Trouble is, I don't want to spend the money and replant if the virus/disease/whatever is present in the soil.