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Getting Rid of Brown Spots From Gardenia Bush

joscott0610 added on November 17, 2012 | Answered

Have sprayed bush w/Talstar insecticide per our landscape guy. Doesn't remove brown spots. Have tried cleaning leaves one at a time, very time consuming. HELP!

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Nikki
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Answered on November 19, 2012

It is either fungus or scale. Neem oil can help with both. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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AnnsGreeneHaus
Answered on November 17, 2012

If the "spots" are on stems, they may be scale. If spots are on leaves, those will either have to be picked off or let them fall off.

Hopefully these articles will help: https://questions.gardeningknowhow.com/tag/gardenias/page/54

check additional articles at the end of this one:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/gardenia/gardenia-care-to-get-a-gardenia-bush-to-bloom.htm

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