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Leaf diseases

Zone 4053 | Anonymous added on December 22, 2017 | Answered

The unit I moved to recently has a nice small garden, but I had to trim the shrubs today as I found black coating on some of the leaves. What is the best way to treat this?

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MichiganDot
Answered on December 23, 2017

What is the name of the involved plant and do you have a picture? It is also helpful to know where you live or at least the ag zone. Do the spots appear on the branches or just leaves? Sorry, but a bit more info will go a long way. If the affected plant is a maple, you may be seeing black tar spots. They are unsightly but not detrimental to the plant.

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