What to do with my lemon tree?

gimanOctober 6, 2013

Patchy brown spots on leave and wonder if it's fungal related. Any advice to remediate is much appreciated.

Also, what is the strongest pest control spray for ants on lawns and around house?

And, what is best pest control spray for fruit trees? what is the frequency and concentration to spray?

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Looks a lot more like insect damage than any fungal issue but would need a clearer, close-up photo to assess properly. Also the possibility of a viral issue but this looks like it is focused on new growth, which is much more suspect of insect problems. Any stickiness noted?

It is not a simple matter of prescribing a "pest control spray" for fruit trees. One needs to know exactly what the problem to be treated is before being able to make any recommendations. Often a dormant spray of horticultural oil can be useful for insect control but is unnecessary unless a problem really does exist. It is never a good idea to spray without a specific intent.

Ants tend not be an issue in my area so I'll let someone else speak to that. Baiting with borax is all that is ever really necessary here.

    Bookmark   October 6, 2013 at 2:35PM
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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

Citrus leafminer

Info here

Here is a link that might be useful: citrus leafminer at UC

    Bookmark   October 6, 2013 at 4:50PM
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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

Lots of info also in Citrus Forum

Here is a link that might be useful: Citrus Forum

    Bookmark   October 6, 2013 at 4:51PM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

if its only one branch.. and thats all the pic shows ....and i dont care what plant it is .....

properly prune off the branch.. and be done with it ...

99% of the time.. problem solved ...


    Bookmark   October 7, 2013 at 3:33PM
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