What's your question? Ask

Fig Tree

Q.Rust-Colored Fungus at Base of Tree

Anonymous added on September 5, 2012 | Answered

At the base of my well established fig tree is a rust colored fungus-like growth, which appears to be disintegrating the wood. What could it be and how do I get rid of it? It has been there for a few months.

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on September 6, 2012

It sounds like the plants have some sort of rust fungus. Treat the plant with a fungicide. We are fond of neem oil as a fungicide. It helps with keeping pests off and is also safe to use. Here is more information:

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Fig Tree
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert