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Q.moss on azalea plant

Anonymous added on June 20, 2015 | Answered

Old, established azalea plants getting heavy moss covering all of the branches. Is this a disease? I live in the Seattle, WA. area.

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Answered on June 21, 2015

It is most likely lichen. It is not harmful to the plant, but if you want to get rid of it, this article will help:

If lichen is not the issue and it's indeed moss, this article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/weeds/moss-on-plants.htm

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