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#357165 May 26th, 2012 at 07:45 AM
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Hi guys, I have an elephant ears plant that has started slowing down the speed of growth, and I noticed there is a red residue or fungus or something on the leaves. There is some of it both on the top and bottom. Here is a picture of it. [Linked Image]

Any ideas on what this could be and how to get rid of it? I don't want to lose this plant!

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I do think I would treat with a fungicide. I cannot id this particular fungus.
Good luck!


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Tina #357356 May 31st, 2012 at 04:35 AM
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Upon closer inspection, I have noticed that there are actually very very tiny red bugs crawling around on the plant. I have started spraying the plant with lightly soapy water, and also wiped off as much of the red stuff and bugs as I could. Maybe I should introduce some spiders or something or put it outside


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