Sweet Bay Laurel Trees
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Why does my bay leaf plant have black and sticky leaves?

Wayneandcolleen added on October 12, 2018 | Answered

It is in a pot on the balconyPort

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drtreelove
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Answered on October 13, 2018

It is likely a sooty mold growth on the honeydew excretions from an insect pest.
This article explains what is going on. Control the insect pest and you will effectively control the sooty mold.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/how-to-get-rid-of-sooty-mold.htm

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