Lemon Trees
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lemon tree

Zone fla 34698 | captwally74 added on March 28, 2017 | Answered

Lemon tree blooming but fruit turns yellow and falls off. Used epsom salts lightly. Had black fungus on leaves and used aspirin soapy water overnight, then flushed with clear water next morning.

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Alisma
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Answered on March 28, 2017

Here are some reasons lemon fruit may drop off:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/lemons/lemon-tree-fruit-drop.htm

The black fungus on the leaves could be sooty mold. In this case, the key is controlling the insects that produce honeydew which the mold grows on:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/how-to-get-rid-of-sooty-mold.htm

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