Coffee Plants

Coffee Plant Black Leaves and Falling Off

Dianne OBrien added on March 3, 2011 | Answered

It was healthy till I brought it in the fall. The leaves started to turn black and fall off. I see no bugs, and the rest of the plant is healthy.

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Answered on March 5, 2011

It sounds like you have a fungus, possibly sooty mold. Treat the plant with a fungicide. I personally like neem oil because it will kill fungus and any pests that happen to be around as well. Here is more info on neem oil:

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