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Q.Some Of The Leaves That Come Off The Pindo Frond Are Taking The Shape Of A Z

Zone Cypress, Texas 77429 | jjmarti added on June 19, 2020 | Answered

I have two trees that are doing this One is a new purchase and the other is 6 years old The new one is in frond of the house and the other is in the back of the house. Thank you for any help you can provide. James Martin

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Answered on June 22, 2020

That is quite a strange pattern. I have seen insect damage that will do that, but never that perfectly. I would still say insect damage, though I also notice the tips are a bit burned.

I am concerned of infection. Insects can bring this about, as can overly wet soils.

From here, I would recommend using insecticides on occasion, and using fungicides to control the infection taking over.

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