Ficus Trees

Ficus Alli Dying


Cste95@aol.com 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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dawnjhiking
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on November 2, 2017

Hello,

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.

Here are a couple of articles you might find helpful:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/ficus/ficus-losing-leaves.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/hpgen/powdery-mildew-treatment.htm

Please let us know if you have any other gardening questions and happy gardening!

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