Grayish, spoty looking citrus tree leaves - Knowledgebase Question

Kure Beach, NC
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Question by lloydrasmus
December 22, 2006
I over winter my 6 citrus trees in a greenhouse. The past 2 weeks I noticed the orange tree leaves look grayish in color and looks spoty. What do you think it could be? Lloyd Rasmussen

Answer from NGA
December 22, 2006
It is really difficult to diagnose a plant problem without seeing so I will offer an educated guess - check the undersides of the leaves for presence of sucking pests such as aphids, mealybugs, scale or whiteflies. These pests can cause a stippled or spotty appearance to the leaves and a general dull cast. Hope you discover what's causing the problem!

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