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The leaves on my camellia have a sooty deposit. It will not wash off. Any ideas what it is and how can I get rid of it?

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#1 Comment By Nikki On 03/15/2014 @ 11:32 am

This is called sooty mold, which more often than not is brought about by some type of pest, like aphid or mealy bug. I would recommend neem oil. We have found it to be very effective against these kinds of pests and will also help treat the sooty mold. These articles will explain more: [1], [2]

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