Gardenia Plants

Gardenia Bush Care

Anonymous added on September 12, 2011 | Answered

Both of my gardenia bushes' leaves are turning dark brown/black. What can I do to save them? Are they dying? I live in Orlando, FL with plenty of rain and humidity right now. Please advise.

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Answered on September 13, 2011

This may be sooty mold. It happens when the plant gets a pest infestation. I would recommend using neem oil, as this will get rid of the sooty mold fungus and kill the pests. Here is some articles that will help you:

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