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Q.False Caster Oil Plant With Yellow/black Leaves. What Do I Do?

Zone GL10 3LH | Anonymous added on June 13, 2021 | Answered

I have seen conflicting information. some say remove leaves and others say to do nothing. What is the best thing to do please?

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Answered on June 24, 2021

I suggest removing the discolored leaves. The likely culprit is mealybugs. It gives off honeydew which promotes sooty mold, the black on the leaves. When you get rid of the bugs, the mold will wipe off.


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