Palm Tree Problems
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potted palm

Zone 33411 | Warren biddle added on February 24, 2017 | Answered

My patio palm after all day rain now has a black and white fungus, and I see black ants on the leaves. Help!

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on February 25, 2017

It looks like you have sooty mold growing on your plant.

Likely caused by scale insects.

Neem Oil is a good treatment for you plant.

Here are some links that will help you.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/how-to-get-rid-of-sooty-mold.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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