Crape Myrtle Trees

White fungus on crepe myrtle

Wyliecoyote added on June 26, 2012 | Answered

My crepe myrtles have a white fungus all over their branches. What is it and how do I fix it?

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Answered on June 27, 2012

If it's powdery in nature, then it is powdery mildew and can be treated with neem oil. Here is more info:

If they are more spotty and raised or cottony looking, then your tree may have scale or mealy bugs. Again, neem oil will help with this. These articles will also help:

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