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Q.My Firestorms Have Spots & Some Little ‘damage’ Marks. What Is The Cause?

Zone 87505 | Anonymous added on November 2, 2022 | Answered

They have always been in a pot and I started seeing the spots while they were still outdoors. They were brought indoors ahead of frost/freezes here in Santa Fe, NM. The Firestorms are spreading and otherwise look great.

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Answered on November 16, 2022

The damage marks could be insect feeding or from water splashing on the leaves. Spots could be from a fungal infection or from watering with city water. Spraying with a fungicide may help. Next summer, try catching rainwater to water your succulents in containers. Here is more:


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