Something is attacking my Magnolia

Question From: 
Colin in  Leura,  Leura NSW


Nature of problem: 
Something is attacking my Magnolia


Type of Plant (if known): 


Symptoms of Plant Illness (please try NOT to diagnose your problems yourself): 
Leaves are being eaten or dying


Soil Type (e.g. sandy, clay or loam) OR Potting Mix Type: 
Garden (sandy)


How often do you water the plant:
2-3 times a week


How many hours of sunlight does the plant get each day:
morning and afternoon


What type of plant is it:
See photos


How long since you planted it:
6 months


Have you fertilised? If so, with what and when:
Dynamic Lifter


Is the plant indoors or outdoors: 


What other treatments have you given the plant: 

Upload photo if available: 

Other Comments: 


Answer: Hi Colin,  It looks like snail damage. Look under all the leaves and nearby under rocks and under pot rims etc.  Squish what you find. Try some Multiguard snail pellets around it – they are safe for pets and the environment.   Don