Ficus Trees
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Ficus tree

Zone Reedy Creek QLD 4227 | adelinepalmer added on November 19, 2015 | Answered

My Ficus tree has started to have lots of little black straight lines on some of the leaves.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on November 20, 2015

Leaf Spot fungus can leave black spots on the leaves of the plant.
The black lines that you describe could also be a build up of salts in the soil.
This can happen from watering with conditioned water.

Here are some links with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/hpgen/leaching-indoor-plants.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/plant-leaf-spots.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/ficus/ficus-tree-care.htm

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