Victoria Plum Trees

Miniature Victoria Plum

Anonymous added on August 26, 2012 | Answered

I have a plum tree with loads of fruit on it, but I think that I have an infection on the tree as the leaves are curling up and going black. Please advise on how to treat it.

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Answered on August 27, 2012

This is sooty mold. It happens when the plant gets a pest infestation, likely aphids. I would recommend using neem oil, as this will get rid of the sooty mold fungus and kill the pests. Here is some articles that will help you:

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