Meyer Lemon Trees
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Sooty mod

Zone South - Memphis | Cynthia L Ham added on December 10, 2017 | Answered

Is this sooty mold on Meyer's citrus tree flowers? If so, likely caused by scale?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on December 10, 2017

It is not sooty mold, but it is a severe insect infestation. It looks more like a type of aphid causing this, though. There are many natural remedies that you can use to clear this up. One of my favorites is neem oil.

Here is a collection of articles that will help you get rid of this problem: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/organic/

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