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Medium_d4509303-a3ed-46c7-b07d-2e87375c776a Do you know what this is on my Dracaena Massangeana plant trunk and how I fix it?

Submitted: 04:23PM, 16 Apr 2019
Answer: Hi Christina,

Thank you for contacting Yates.

The growth on your plant is called a Lichen. This is a symbiotic relationship between a fungus and an algae/cyanobacterium.
Lichens generally will not harm/kill the plant, but for some people, can reduce the aesthetics of the plant.
Unfortunately as yet, we don’t have any products to control lichens on plants.

We recommend increasing light availability and keeping the plant well fed.
To increase plant growth and improve health, we recommend applying ‘Yates Dynamic Lifter Liquid Concentrate’ as a gentle fertiliser and soil improver.

Joyful gardening!
Kind regards,

Elise
Yates Horticulturist

Category: Diseases
Tags: trunk, growth, Lichen
Answered: 09:58AM, 18 Apr 2019

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