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Whats wrong with my young mango trees?

Posted by waldomed Australia -QLD (My Page) on
Wed, Oct 16, 13 at 1:17

Hi guys, Im new to the forum. My name is Waldo and Ive been trying to grow some mango trees.

The trees were derived from seed (mango tree next door). I picked up rotten mangos, opened the husks and planted them into potting mix.

All of them took up, but about 8 months after, most have died after developing these black spots (large on the leaves) and smaller spots under the leaves.

As I only have a few trees left, which I would like to keep, Im trying to get some diagnoses as my own research has led to little substantial.

I have attached an image of the current "infected" plants.

Are the few I have left salvageable somehow?


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RE: Whats wrong with my young mango trees?

large brown splotches are environmental -- sun burn and/or ran short of water.

Do the small dark things move? Can you brushes them off? If so, do so.

Where are they growing -- indoors or out?
In pots or the ground?


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RE: Whats wrong with my young mango trees?

Thanks for that.

They are growing in direct sunlight for the most part. I water them every day. They are growing in small pots (4inch diameter) outdoors in potting mix. I tried feeding them some dynamic lifter to no avail.

Diagnoses now for large splotches are sun-damage, inadequate water or fungal infection?

Looking at the small little round black spots. There seems to be two categories:
1) Dry and can be brushed off.
2) Wet, and can be spread.

Diagnosis for black spots now are insect related?

Thanks for your help

This post was edited by waldomed on Wed, Oct 16, 13 at 17:33


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