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Diseases in houseplants and garden plants. Bacterial infections, pests and malnutrition as well as diseases caused by over- or under-watering in houseplants and outdoor plants. Furthermore, problems caused by too much or too little light.

Bumps on the Leaves of Pear Trees — Reasons and Remedies

Pear trees make a beautiful addition to any home garden. Their dark green, glossy foliage is luscious and full.  When they are healthy, pear trees provide wonderful shade in which to snack on the sweet, tart pears they produce from August to October.  Whether your garden boasts the nectar-like green Bartlett pear variety, the tender …

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Bumps on the Leaves of River Birch — 3 Causes and Remedies

River birch, also known as red birch, is an elegant, fast-growing tree that does best in moist conditions.  River birches are generally self-sufficient and disease-resistant and, unlike cedar trees which need care, don’t require too much looking after. They often live for more than a century and a half! That said, these hardy trees are …

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Bumps on the Leaves of Lilly Pilly — The Complete Guide

Lilly Pilly trees and bushes belong to the Myrtaceae family. They produce tart, oval, and magenta berries that can be used in a variety of foods, including jams, cakes, and chutneys.  They are native to Australia and Southern Asia and, depending on the cultivar, range in size from three to thirty-two feet.  When they are …

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Bumps on Hibiscus Leaves — Identification & Treatment

Hibiscus are known for their beautiful, vibrant, flowers. They are native to Hawaii and other subtropical regions, and their delicate overlaying petals and iconic trumpet-shaped blooms open in mid-to-late summer.  When they are healthy, their vertical growth produces a series of paper-like five-petalled flowers in colors ranging from white hibiscus to peach hibiscus, with some …

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Bumps on Leaves of Lemon Trees: Here’s What You Need to Know

It is always unsightly when bumps appear on the leaves of a tree. Some lumps and knobbly growths are largely a cosmetic issue, while others, such as certain varieties of leaf gall and some bacterial infections, pose a serious risk to the health of affected trees.  It is important to identify what is affecting your …

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