Fig leaf damage

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Fig leaf damage

Postby Matt S » July 30th, 2018, 10:31 pm

Hi Everyone,

A friend of mine sent me this picture of a leaf from his Port Jackson Fig. He says it's on all the new growth until the leaves fully open and then the spots gradually disappear. Any ideas?

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Thanks in advance.

Matt.
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Re: Fig leaf damage

Postby Starfox » July 31st, 2018, 2:17 am

Looks like Thrips, pluck the leaves off and dispose of them and repeat as necessary.
That is what I do at least.
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Re: Fig leaf damage

Postby terryb » July 31st, 2018, 12:47 pm

Hi Matt,

To get a positive identification check if the little beggars are still between the folded leaf margins.

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