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Q.Lantana/Hibiscus Pest/disease Problems

Zone 77494 | reggieut@aol.com added on June 29, 2020 | Answered

I’ve attached some photo’s of my Lantana and Hibiscus plants that have either a pest or disease (or both) problem. Are you able to tell me which plant has what? Thanks !

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Answered on July 1, 2020

This is a fungal infection from soils that do not get a chance to dry out thoroughly between watering, or soils that are too compact and remain saturated under the surface.

Fungicides will be in order:


Next, adding earthworms will be beneficial to breaking up compact soils, and adding nutrients back to the area.

Here are some articles that will help:





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