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Q.Black Substance On My Tree

Zone SE9 6QW | Diadikos added on September 8, 2023 | Answered

Hi, could anyone help me understand what can I do to help my tree and get rid of this black substance. It’s dripping all over the place from the leaves!

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Answered on September 8, 2023

This is sooty mold, which comes from insects feeding on the tree. Getting rid of those and washing it off (or letting the rain do so) will take care of it.


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