Mango Trees

Mango Tree From Seed


Anonymous added on January 13, 2017 | Answered

I live in Egypt where the weather is currently winter with highs of around 17 degrees and lows of 7 or 10. I have planted a mango tree from seed about 3 months ago. It has been growing very well in my balcony where there is a lot of sun. Lately, however, the leaves have started developing bronze like color at the tip edges of the leaf that works its way inward to occupy the whole leaf. I am wondering is this a disease or is it just a natural wilting because of the winter? Thanks a lot. Hala


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on January 14, 2017

We did not receive the image of your tree.

It could be sun scald on the leaves or even a fungus.
Make sure the leaves are not splashed with water while watering the tree.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/leaf-scald-in-plants.htm

Neem Oil can be used to treat the leaves if the problem persists.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

Here are some links to refresh you on the care requirements.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/mango/growing-mango-trees.htm

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