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Some Misunderstanding With a Kentia Palm

I have recently bought a Kentia palm that is 1. 7 meters high. Now what interests me is the black stains I can see on its trunk. I’m very worried about it and have no clue why is that and what to do. I took some pictures:


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#1 Comment By Heather On 10/23/2011 @ 3:31 pm

It looks like the plant certainly has powdery mildew, which is a fungus and can be treated with a fungicide.

It looks like the plant may also have scale, which would cause the black spots. This needs to be treated with a pesticide.

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