Over the years it would occasionally drop leaves and new ones would spout out.
Fungus – Ficus trees are also occasionally affected by fungus, which can make the tree drop its leaves. Often, a ficus tree with a fungus will have yellow or brown spots on the leaves.
To correctly treat this reason for ficus tree leaves falling off, use fungicide (like neem oil) on the tree. With an infestation of spider mites, leaves may be stippled with discoloration or turning yellow overall. Plants may also exhibit a fine, spider-like webbing between the leaves or at the base of the plant. Bacterial Diseases & Fungal Infestations. Stress from bacterial diseases and fungal infestations will cause ficus leaves to drop treedelimbing.clubted Reading Time: 9 mins.
Jan 19, When this happens, the leaves often fall off yellow like those above. Solving the Problem The easiest solution to a sickly ficus tree like this is to throw it out and replace it with one of its easy-to-grow relatives, like fiddleleaf fig (Ficus lyrata), rubber plant (Ficus elastica), or"Alii' banana leaf fig (Ficus maclellandii 'Alii').Author: Steve Bender.
I recently re-potted my Ficus tree, which was severely root bound. The tree had been doing well previously (losing leaves in the fall as described above, turning yellow and dropping). I have not changed my watering habits nor the tree placement but now 3 weeks following re-potting the tree is dropping green leaves copiously.
I am hoping the ever so helpful Al is online and can help me.
Jun 21, The feeding causes blotches on the leaves and can lead to pre-mature leaf drop. Chemical control is difficult but professionals have chemicals available with the appropriate pesticide license. Such products as Merit and Safari can be used as a. I moved my seven-year-old ficus indoors about a month ago. I put it in the exact spot (in front of a south-west facing window) where I've put it every year. I've never had a problem; it has always done beautifully there. This time, however, almost from the moment I brought it in, leaves have been turning yellow and dropping by the dozens.