Question From: FLORIDA
Q: Numerous Black (bugs?) that look like dirt encrusting (only new) leaf growth of ten year old viburnum hedge! What is it? How rid it? Thank you so much. (First year with this viburnum problem!) I will send a photo if you want.
Sounds like viburnum beetle. Take a sample of the bug to your independent garden center for an accurate ID and method of control. Best Nancy and Happy Yardening.