Black Dust on Camellia Plant
Our Camellia plant is in full bloom but some of the leaves are covered in a black dust. Do you know what is causing this and how it can be cured, as we have just bought a new plant and don't want the same disease to effect it.
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This is sooty mold, often brought about by insect pests. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/camellia/sooty-mold-on-camellia.htm
try cornmeal it has triptofan(natural fungacide) also kills the mold