Fig Tree

New Leaves Keep Dropping Off of Plant???


maxwell cane added on February 15, 2012 | Answered

How can I prevent leaves from dropping off of my fig tree? I obtained the plant one year ago, and the older leaves remain; however, new growth keeps dropping off at the stem.


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Heather
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on February 19, 2012

It sounds like it may have tip blight (also called twig blight). It is generally caused by a fungus but you can get similar symptoms if the plant has thrips. I would recommend that you treat the plant with neem oil. It is both a pesticide and a fungicide, so it will take care of both issues, regardless of which is causing the tip blight.

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