Anthracnose Disease - Houseplants Disease and Control

Houseplant Disease, Anthracnose disease

Anthracnose Disease

Anthracnose Disease is characterised by sunken black spots on the foliage. Dark brown streaks may occur at the leaf tips. The disease is associated with warm and very moist conditions. Palms and Ficus are highly susceptible to this disease.

Control:
  • Remove and burn the affected parts, spray the houseplant with a systemic fungicide and maintain it on the dry side; do not mist for several weeks.

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