Questions about: Fruit & Citrus

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Alan
Answer: Hi Alan, That looks very much like a lacewing, which is a beneficial insect to have in the garden. It’s a major predator of aphids, so much t...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: Lacewing
Answered: 12:29PM, 14 Nov 2015
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Vincent
Answer: Hi Vincent, Your tree, I believe, is the honey Murcott variety. They are a late ripening variety that are ready to harvest in September – Oct...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: Manadarin
Answered: 09:04AM, 13 Nov 2015
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Seay
Answer: Hi Seay, If the plant is in a pot, they can suffer as the roots fill the container, and that may be the issue. They need a lot of sun and dry condi...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: Jujube
Answered: 04:24PM, 10 Nov 2015
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Trish
Answer: Hi Trish, That doesn’t look too good. very often it’s either a nutritional deficiency, something like Boron perhaps. The tree will fr...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: citrus
Answered: 03:14PM, 05 Nov 2015
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Shelley
Answer: Hi Shelley, It looks as though the plant is suffering from a zinc and manganese deficiency. It’s a nutritional issue and can be treated with ...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: citrus
Answered: 11:39AM, 01 Nov 2015
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Rob
Answer: Hi Rob That sounds very much like they have been attacked by the spined citrus bug. They look like a shield bug with rounded shoulders really. The ...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: lemon
Answered: 04:27PM, 25 Oct 2015
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Lenora
Answer: Hi Lenora I think the best thing to do is to spray the tree with Pest Oil as soon as you see the beetles appear. It will also deal with any resulti...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: beetle
Answered: 10:50AM, 22 Oct 2015
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Joe
Answer: Hi Joe Generally that issue is a sign of a nutritional imbalance, but those patches are strange. Have you sprayed anything nearby that might have g...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: citrus
Answered: 04:27PM, 21 Oct 2015
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erica
Answer: Hi Erica The problem you originally had was Sooty Mould which is caused by the excretions from pests that attract a fungus giving the sooty look to...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: Guava
Answered: 05:28PM, 21 Oct 2015
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Linda
Answer: Hi Linda Your Paw Paw has anthracnose, which is a common disease of this fruit. The treatment is to apply Liquid Copper as a spray to the foliage, ...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: paw paw
Answered: 03:08PM, 16 Oct 2015