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Q.Guava Leaves Turned To Yellow & Brown

Zone Karachi Pakistan | iskhan added on July 11, 2020 | Answered

Hi I’ve two guava plants in a container. In Guava 1(more then 3 years): leaves turned to yellow with green veins even new leaves have same issue. Second old leaves curling downward. In Guava 2(more then 2 years): New leaves are curling with brown spots but old leaves is perfectly fine. Your expert advice is highly appreciated.

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Answered on July 14, 2020

Unfortunately, without photos it will be hard to tell what is going on.

I suspect a pH issue, which can appear as a Magnesium deficiency, but this does not rule out infection, or an actual Magnesium deficiency.

The first place I would start would be soil testing. Testing nutrient contents and pH will give you a good idea of what the soil lacks, or if you need to adjust the pH. These articles will help:



That does not rule out the possibility of infection. A fungicide can be used for preventative measure:


This article will help you to the care of the tree:


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