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Jasmine

Ericabrownlow9 added on April 8, 2017 | Answered

Our plant leaves are covered with black blotches almost looks like dirt.

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    Downtoearthdigs
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    Answered on April 9, 2017

    This is Sooty Mold and it is actually caused by pests.
    The yellowing leaves are likely another sign of a pest issue.
    Treat the plant with Neem Oil, make sure you spray all parts of the plant and undersides of leaves.
    Here are some links with more information.

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/how-to-get-rid-of-sooty-mold.htm
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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