Bougainvillea Plants
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what are the brown spots on my bougainvillea

Zone SW Florida | arubamary added on August 24, 2015 | Answered

Plant has lost almost all of its leaves from the middle down. Is regrowing now but it does have some leaves with brown spots.

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on August 26, 2015

I do think this a bacterial leaf spot.
There is no real treatment for left spot except preventative care.

That said it would not hurt to treat the plant with Neem Oil. This works as both an insecticide and fungicide.

Here are a few links for you.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/vines/bougainvillea/bougainvillea-in-containers.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/bacterial-leaf-spot.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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