August 1, 2022
Searles Gardening Team
What are Melanose symptoms?
Melanose is a fungus that can multiply quickly in wet weather. Little dark brown, raised spots appear on immature leaves, twigs and fruit. In severe infestations, Melanose can cause fruit disfigurations and wood rot.
How to control Melanose
Remove dead wood from your citrus where the spores lay and spray with Searles Copper Oxychloride when fungus is first sighted.