Scientific name: Colletotrichum spp.


Anthracnose is a fungal disease that can harbour in dead and living tissue, commonly effecting avocado and mango trees. It is first seen as light brown to black patches on leaves and fruit which quickly get darker and larger. There is no particular pattern, they can are seen as blotches or spots on leaves and fruit, and may have a slightly sunken appearance. The black markings that appear superficially on the fruit, can spread inside the fruit rotting the flesh. Periods of warm wet weather provide perfect conditions for spores to spread.

Products to Use Anthracnose

Copper Oxychloride


Used for the control of certain fungal diseases of fruit trees, vegetables and ornamentals in the home garden. This is primarily a semi-dormant spray for the control of leaf curl, freckle brown rot, black spot and a number of other fungal diseases on stone fruit ¬†such as tomatoes, citrus, grapes and some ornamentals. How to […]… View Page

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