Hibiscus Plants

Fungus on Hibiscus Tree

Anonymous added on December 17, 2010 | Answered

I have a sappy black fungus on a couple of my hibiscus trees. What can I do?

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Answered on December 17, 2010

You actually probably have a pest problem of some kind, normally aphids or scale. The side effects of these pests are dripping honeydew and sooty mold. Check the undersides of the leaves for the pests and then treat the tree with a pesticide. We recommend neem oil as it is safe for humans, pets and beneficial bugs.

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