Ficus Trees

Ficus Alli Dying

Zone Richmond Hill Ga | added on November 2, 2017 | Answered

I have 2 Ficus Alli that until a few days ago seemed to be doing great. Now I notice extreme leaf loss, center branches drying up and are both covered in white spot. I used my flashlight to check for spider mites and scales but didn't see any. Can someone help me

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    Answered on November 2, 2017


    Thank you for sending us your gardening question. From your description, it sounds like your ficus has a fungus, such as powdery mildew. You will need to treat it with a fungicide, either in a spray or a drench form. If you wish to use something organic, you can use neem oil.

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