Mandarin Trees
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Mandarin Orange leaf size

Zone 9 | Anonymous added on September 22, 2016 | Answered

The leaves on my mandrin tree are different sizes. New leaves are very small and somewhat curly but no blotches. The older leaves are dark and shiny.

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on September 23, 2016

Insects or disease can cause malformations in leave structures, as well as environmental conditions. Temperature fluctuations and watering practices.
You can treat the tree with Neem Oil, as this works as both an insecticide and fungicide and is safe for people, pets and bees.

Here are some links for you.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/tangerine/mandarin-orange-tree-care.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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