Azalea Plants
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Large Black spots on Azaleas

Zone Jackson, MS - zone 7/8 | regina boyles added on May 21, 2014 | Answered

Large black spots on Azaleas with light green marshmallow looking things on azalea leaves. Some of the black spots are 1/2" wide and some of the "marshmallow-looking" things are an inch in diameter.

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theficuswrangler
Answered on May 22, 2014

The marshmallowey things sound like azalea leaf gall. This article tells you about prevention and treatment: http://plantclinic.cornell.edu/factsheets/azaleagall.pdf
This article includes a section on leaf spots, and pictures of cercospora leaf spot, which may be your problem: http://www.clemson.edu/extension/hgic/pests/plant_pests/shrubs/hgic2050.html

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