Yellow spots on my new fig tree leaves

pswebsterAugust 9, 2012

I just planted a fig tree about a month ago. Lately, I noticed yellow spots on the leaves. Also, since I planted it seems like it's not growing. It did much better in the pot before transferring it to the ground. Any suggestions.

Thank you,

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foolishpleasure

I think this brown spots is rust infection. The Fungi is very bad this year not only for figs but for host of trees. I noticed some brown spots on my fig trees too and I an spraying copper. ALTHOUGH THE RUST IS NOT HATMFULL TO THE FIG FRUIT my trees are very green and healthy and I hate rust. You can remove the infected leaves and dispose away. Your tree is not doing good in the ground because the root got a chuck it will do good next next year.

    Bookmark   August 9, 2012 at 6:17PM
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noss(Zone 9a Lafayette, LA)

I would like to say this: I have found that the rust that gets on my fig trees late summer to early fall gives an off flavor to the figs. The skins taste musty.

noss

    Bookmark   August 15, 2012 at 1:21AM
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