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Q.Cherry tree…no fruit and leaves

Zone millicent sa ......near mount gamiber | Anonymous added on May 22, 2016 | Answered

The leaves have a black substance like eggs and a lot of ants on the tree.

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Answered on May 23, 2016

The black substance is sooty mold which is a type of mold that grows in the honeydew secreted by aphids. Wherever you have aphids you typically have ants because ants and aphids have a mutually beneficial relationship. Ants protect aphids in return for honeydew.

Here are some articles on sooty mold and aphids that will provide you with more information, including a course of treatment:


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