Sooty Mold on Citrus Leaves

August 17, 2018

Sooty mold can completely cover leaves of infected plants. It is made up of several types of fungal species and is a grey- to black-colored mold that grows on the honeydew residue produced by aphids, scale, and whiteflies.

PC: Leslie F. Halleck

To correct sooty mold, wipe plant leaves with soapy water, a plant wash product, or neem oil.

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