Loquat Trees
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loquat dark spots on foliage

Zone york | bellavista added on May 6, 2016 | Answered

Why dis my loquat tree that was very healthy when planted develop black or dark irregular spots for the last 2 years. It produces new foliage regularly but at times very young leaves became dry and don`t grow as well as the ones in the same shoot. Also, the point where the new shoots starts is always very dry. I have treated the mature leaves and the new shoots with the Rose Clear Ultra as advised with only little success. Should I water the tree sparingly given the fact that the soil retains all the rainwater being close to the water table? Will be very grateful for your advice. Kind regards, Maria

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on May 9, 2016

Here are some links that have more information for you.
Refresh yourself on the watering, fertilizing and weed control.

Additional link has information on the diseases know to effect Loquat Tree's. Please compare the information to the leaf markings that you are experiencing on your tree.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/loquat/growing-loquat-fruit.htm
https://hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/morton/loquat.html

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