my pachysandra has brown spots on their leaves is there any natural way to...

Asked September 17, 2013, 10:53 AM EDT

my pachysandra has brown spots on their leaves is there any natural way to treat this or must I use a fungicide

Baltimore County Maryland groundcovers volutella

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This is likely volutella, which is a disease. There are cultural management things you can do, especially with old, overgrown patches, to help with control.
Here is a page from the Plant Diagnostic portion (then 'groundcovers' then 'browns spots' of our website which tells you how:
http://plantdiagnostics.umd.edu/level3.cfm?causeID=653
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