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Curling leaves on pomegranate

Pomegranate    None Given

I bought a pomegranate tree from a nursery. When I bought it it had 3 small fruits on it. It started getting clumps of white cotton-like masses of insects but i don't know what they were. Later it stopped fruiting at all and the leaves started curling. It is outdoor, the weather in Saudi is very hot and I have never fertilized it. The plant is in a huge pot. Where did I go wrong?


Posted by: reem (9 points) reem
Posted: February 13, 2015




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The stippling on the leaves looks like insect damage to me. I think this could have been caused by mealybugs. Mealybugs have a cottony appearance. Are there any insects left on the plants? how did you treat them? if they are now gone then i think the plant will recover. Keep an eye out for any more and spray if necessary with insecticidal soap or neem oil. I thin the new growth will be fine if this is the case.


Posted by: Lindsay McMenemy (2 points) Lindsay McMenemy
Posted: February 13, 2015




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Yellowing or curling in your plants indicates viral diseases. You are required to focus on fertigation. Apply potassium or calcium according to requirement of your plant. It will strengthen the cell walls, might be the movement of viruses will be slow.


Posted by: Aqleem Abbas (1 point) Aqleem Abbas
Posted: June 5, 2016




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