Avocado Trees
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avocado tree

Zone south Australia | Anonymous added on March 2, 2018 | Answered

I haves black branches looks like its dying only a young tree the centre trunk and leaves are green

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on March 3, 2018

Black branches can be a sign that the tree has root rot. This disease of the roots is usually caused by overwatering or poorly-drained soil, which can lead to fungal infestations and other problems. Please see the following articles:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/avocado/avocado-pests-and-diseases.htm
http://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=1678

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