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Hi I´ve a Ficus for many years without any issues. For some 6 months or so the leafs started getting yellow and fall. spotted leafs

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This is too much water or poor drainage or both. The soil has less air spaces due to too much water and this promotes the growth of fungus/virus/bacteria which show in the leaves as the spots. Indicators are:

  • shows on older leaves first
  • close examination shows a dead spot surrounded by a dying brown ring which is typical of the growth/rest/growth life cyle

Ficus are tough. Cut the plant back hard, reduce watering, increase light and the plant will bud out new growth and overcome the problem

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