Red Maple Trees
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What is causing black spots on red maple leafs?

Zone 13041 | Anonymous added on August 4, 2019 | Answered

Many of the leafs on a young red maple have black spots. What is the cause of this? Thank you, Becky

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on August 5, 2019

This is called Maple Tar Spot, which is a fungal infection that can be easily cured. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/maple/maple-tar-spot-disease.htm

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