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Gardenias Have Black Like Color

My bushes have a dark color to them, like maybe a fungus or something. I live in Conway, SC near Myrtle Beach.


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#1 Comment By Nikki On 03/09/2011 @ 7:08 am

It is sooty mold. It is an indicator of a pest problem. We recommend treating the plant with neem oil. These articles will help:
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