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Orange tree with sticky leaves

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I have a little citrus tree as a houseplant; recently it's developed a sticky substance on its leaves, which are beginning to droop and fall. What treatment should I follow?


Posted by: Martha Bright (1 point) Martha Bright
Posted: February 27, 2017


Dr. Ravishankar Narayana commented,
Could you upload some images please.
over 3 years ago.

Kelsee Baranowski commented,
Have you noticed any kind of insects on your plants? Aphids, mealy bugs, and scale insects produce honey dew which could be the sticky residue your noticing. The leaf in the lower right corner seems to have a tan bump on the leaf which could be a citrus scale insect. Heres another image for comparison http://c8.alamy.com/comp/AGA90A/honey...
over 3 years ago.




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