Fig Tree
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What causes and how to treat black spots on figs, the fruit not the leaves

Zone 38339 | Anonymous added on February 7, 2020 | Answered

It happened last summer and I want to be prepared for the upcoming season. I do not have a photo.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on February 8, 2020

Whether the spotting is on the leaves, or the fruit, it will usually be fungal/bacterial in nature. There are many fungicides on the market that will help against this. Copper fungicides are very common and work well. Use as directed as a preventative.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/figs/treating-fig-anthracnose.htm

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