figs disease

juraganFebruary 10, 2014

I have a small brown turkey fig tree..
i have a problem with the leaf. Just like seen in this picture:


screen shot

just click the pic for the larger size.
hope you can give me some advice to tackle this

This post was edited by juragan on Tue, Feb 11, 14 at 9:32

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gorgi(z7a_NJ)

Do I see mites on the underside of the leaf?

    Bookmark   February 11, 2014 at 4:18AM
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juragan

gorgi
I think so.. but i'm not sure what it is.
does anybody ever got a problem like this?

    Bookmark   February 11, 2014 at 9:42AM
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gorgi(z7a_NJ)

Mites under fig leaves is a common occurrence, specially in dry conditions.
There are various kinds of mites...
A good jet-spay with pure water should knock most off.
A good fine-spray with a (mild) soapy solution should finish the rest...

    Bookmark   February 11, 2014 at 8:55PM
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quackmaster

It looks like the start of fig rust to me but it may be mites like gorgi said.

    Bookmark   February 12, 2014 at 8:46PM
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gorgi(z7a_NJ)

Yes, rust was my first impression too.

But if one magnifies the 2nd picture and/or
use a 10x eye piece on the underside of the leaf; one can
see that the mites are doing the actual browning/damage.

    Bookmark   February 13, 2014 at 4:09AM
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juragan

okay, so mites won't make a serious problem right..
and, all I had to do is just like what grogi said?
thanks for the info

    Bookmark   February 19, 2014 at 9:13AM
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