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Avocado fungus?
« on: June 24, 2022, 06:27:30 PM »
How do you deal with the white fungus that appears on avocado branches time to time. Will it eventually bring down the tree?




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Re: Avocado fungus?
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2022, 07:15:48 PM »
Thanks for the pics.  I hope someone has some answers for you.
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Re: Avocado fungus?
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2022, 07:25:49 AM »
It's just dried sap from some type of injury.

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Re: Avocado fungus?
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2022, 08:33:31 AM »
Can be a bark beetle, suspect Euwallacea fornicatus  aka "tea shot hole borer"  or similar, they don't carry Laurel Wilt but do carry some non-lethal fusarium. I would cut the branch 2-3 inches and take a picture to see if there is fungus evidence.
https://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/trees/beetles/tea_shot_hole_borer.htm

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« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2022, 11:17:01 AM »
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Re: Avocado fungus?
« Reply #5 on: June 25, 2022, 01:58:19 PM »
It's just dried sap from some type of injury.

Thank you! Thatís what Iíve been reading. Drought can cause it or other stress factors.
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Re: Avocado fungus?
« Reply #6 on: June 25, 2022, 01:59:24 PM »
Can be a bark beetle, suspect Euwallacea fornicatus  aka "tea shot hole borer"  or similar, they don't carry Laurel Wilt but do carry some non-lethal fusarium. I would cut the branch 2-3 inches and take a picture to see if there is fungus evidence.
https://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/trees/beetles/tea_shot_hole_borer.htm

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Thank you. Will check that out
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