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Tropical Fruits: Meyer Lemon - brown patches on leaves

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Croton-on-Hudson, NY
(Zone 6b)

July 1, 2008
5:25 PM

Post #5188239

I wrote about this last year at . The tree lost almost every leaf this winter, but started to grow again in the spring and is now outside. It looks very healthy - no scale or other bugs common to this plant, but it is now developing brown circular spots as shown.

The tree is about 30 years old and about 3 feet high in the pot and has produced beautiful lemons ( ). The only difference is that I started watering it occasionally with compost tea from our own vermiculture bin.

Any suggestions? If it suffers a bad summer I am afraid I will lose this tree when I take it inside for the winter .

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New Iberia, LA

July 4, 2008
7:30 PM

Post #5204117

Is this leaf damage the only symptom? Do you have any damage of the fruit or limbs?

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